PHIL 3704 Social Philosophy
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 21.
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4 hours; 4 credits
Philosophical theories of society and human nature. Analysis of such social concepts as authority, law, rights, the state, justice, the common good, liberty, and sovereignty. Methods of justifying political principles. Social ideals and general theory of value. (Not open to students who have completed Philosophy 40.)
Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or Core Studies 10 or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1].