2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

POL 371 American Political Philosophy

3 hours 

This course will survey the basic books of contemporary American liberal and conservative political thought, examining them in terms of the categories of state theory, economic policy, social policy, the race problem, foreign policy, and criminal justice policy. There will also be an introduction to the most recent secondary literature dealing with liberalism and conservatism.




ENG 201, and GOV 101 or POL 101, and junior standing or above