PHIL 4115 Political Philosophy 3/0/3
Prerequisite: PHIL 2010 or PHIL 1001 or PHIL 2100
An examination of significant themes in political philosophy, highlighting the way in which major concepts of political thought evolved from ancient Greece to contemporary western society. By critically examining the works of classical and modern political theorists (such as Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Mill, Rawls and Nozick), we will explore such topics as the nature of the state, the justification of political authority, and distributive justice. Required for Pre-law Track majors.