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Mitchell T. Kaufman
PHIL 110
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

An introduction to political theories such as conservatism, liberalism, and socialism and their treatment of select social issues.

Class description

This course will be a survey of classic topics in political philosophy, including: the justification of the state, the proper form of government, liberty, rights, economic justice, and international relations.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction


Recommended preparation

Previous courses in philosophy helpful but not required.

Class assignments and grading

Reading responses, exams, and participation.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Mitchell T. Kaufman
Date: 02/18/2013