2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

POL 423 Selected Topics in Justice

3 hours 

This is an advanced senior-level seminar focusing on one of a set of specific topics or issues to be chosen by the instructor offering the section of the course - concerning the philosophical concept of justice. Topics can be either theoretical and applied, and may include, but are not limited to, any of the following: an advanced survey of contemporary philosophical theories of justice; the textual analysis of one philosophic classic on justice, e.g., John Rawls' Theory of Justice; the philosophy of punishment and retribution; justice - distributive and compensatory; the impact of race, gender, and class on the contemporary philosophical analysis of justice.



Cross Listed Courses

PHI 423


ENG 201, PHI 231, and one 300-level philosophy or political theory course, or permission of the instructor