Fall 2007 - Justice
Course ID: 397S Unique # 29710 Credit Hours: 3
3:30 pm - 5:20 pm
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
This seminar will principally cover John Rawls's theory of justice and some of the most influential criticisms and alternatives to it. We will begin with portions of Rawls's A Theory of Justice, then take up well-known criticisms from libertarian, communitarian, and feminist political theorists, among others, and end with discussion of some changes to the theory Rawls made in his later work Political Liberalism.