Mitchell T. Kaufman
An introduction to political theories such as conservatism, liberalism, and socialism and their treatment of select social issues.
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
Previous courses in philosophy helpful but not required.
Class assignments and grading
Reading responses, exams, and participation.