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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHL 305
Title Social and Political Philosophy
Credits 3.0
Distribution W/DI
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2486 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TR 12:15pm - 1:30pm SB-201 Michael J Mulnix


The course examines major normative theories of society and politics. Particular attention will be paid to questions of justice, rights, liberty, equality, natural law, and political obligations. Theories studied include libertarianism, contractarianism, communitarianism, utilitarianism, democratic theory, capitalism, socialism, Marxism, anarchism, environmentalism, or other significant theories of social and political philosophy. Not open to students who have received credit for PHL305A. Three lecture hours per week.