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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 348 - Social and Political Philosophy

An examination of the philosophical foundations of major modern social and political systems such as classical conservatism, liberalism, socialism, fascism, and anarchism.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of primary texts in social and political philosophy.
  • Recognize the key components of political theories and their connection to moral and political principles.
  • Evaluate political theories by appealing to moral theories, theories of human nature, and/ or historical events.
  • Compare and contrast political theories by considering both the principles supporting various theories and the content of those theories.
  • Diagnose problems in various political theories by appealing to the principles which support that theory.

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