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2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHI 3312 - Introduction to Political Philosophy

Credits: 3 hrs
This course examines different theories of justice and the state. Approaches and concepts to be addressed include, differing accounts of political liberty, the basis for our obligation to follow the law, differing accounts of human nature and the state, rights and duties, social contract theory, civil disobedience, liberty and equality, and criticisms of democracy. This course will draw from classic and contemporary philosophers such as Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Machiavelli, Marx, Rawls, and Nozick. The course is equivalent to POS 1302  . Students may not receive credit for both POS 1302  and PHI 3312.
Pre-requisite(s): PHI 2301