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2020-2021 Catalog
PHM 5305: Political Philosophy

Course Description for Political Philosophy

PHM5305: Political Philosophy
Prerequisite:  Admission to the MA in Practical Philosophy and Applied Ethics OR admission to the Graduate Certificate in Applied Ethics OR permission of the Philosophy Graduate Coordinator. This course is an examination of central concepts in political thought, including rights, laws, justice, liberty, obligation, political sovereignty, legitimate authority and the nature of political community. Emphasis is placed on classical theories and their relation to contemporary issues.