Social and Political Philosophy
|PHL 1010||3 Quarter Hours|
|Course Level||CPS - Undergraduate Quarter|
|Description||Examines theories of social change, social institutions, and major contemporary political theories. Asks general questions, such as what constitutes a good state, what actions are right or wrong, and explores differing answers to those questions. Contrasts Immanuel Kantâ€™s view that actions are intrinsically moral to John Stuart Millâ€™s theory that the end result determines the rightness or wrongness of an act. Includes material from social theorists such as Paley, Nietzsche, B. F. Skinner, and Ayer. Prereq. PHL 1001.|
PrerequisitesStudents should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.
Course SectionsThere are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.