PHIL 1901

PHIL 1901

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course will address questions of justice posed by current political controversies, for example, controversies over immigration, economic inequality, American nationalism, the government's role in healthcare and the environment, racial inequality, the political power of elites, populism, authoritarianism, globalization, and the proper use of America's global power. Brief readings in political philosophy and social science will be starting points for informal discussion and mutual learning among diverse perspectives.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: GOVT 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Democracy and Justice in the US Now

  •  8619PHIL 1901  SEM 101

  • Weekly discussions of urgent moral questions about politics and society in the United States and American conduct toward people abroad. Brief readings will be starting points for mutual learning about issues such as inequality of political power (“The system is rigged”); inclusion, diversity and political action (including “identity politics”); constitutional order and its vulnerability; patriotism and cosmopolitanism; immigration; economic and racial inequality; and global uses of American power.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: GOVT 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Democracy and Justice in the US Now

  •  8726PHIL 1901  SEM 102

  • Weekly discussions of urgent moral questions about politics and society in the United States and American conduct toward people abroad. Brief readings will be starting points for mutual learning about issues such as inequality of political power (“The system is rigged”); inclusion, diversity and political action (including “identity politics”); constitutional order and its vulnerability; patriotism and cosmopolitanism; immigration; economic and racial inequality; and global uses of American power.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: GOVT 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Democracy and Justice in the US Now

  •  8727PHIL 1901  SEM 103

  • Weekly discussions of urgent moral questions about politics and society in the United States and American conduct toward people abroad. Brief readings will be starting points for mutual learning about issues such as inequality of political power (“The system is rigged”); inclusion, diversity and political action (including “identity politics”); constitutional order and its vulnerability; patriotism and cosmopolitanism; immigration; economic and racial inequality; and global uses of American power.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: GOVT 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Democracy and Justice in the US Now

  • 16298PHIL 1901  SEM 104

  • Weekly discussions of urgent moral questions about politics and society in the United States and American conduct toward people abroad. Brief readings will be starting points for mutual learning about issues such as inequality of political power (“The system is rigged”); inclusion, diversity and political action (including “identity politics”); constitutional order and its vulnerability; patriotism and cosmopolitanism; immigration; economic and racial inequality; and global uses of American power.