2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Feb 02, 2023  
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PHIL 207 - Justice and the Common Good: Studies in Political Philosophy

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A study of the historical sources and philosophical dimensions of the major debates in contemporary political thought, including an analysis of the basic terms of current political discourse-such as freedom, justice, rights, and equality-and an assessment of their role in the debates over such issues as racism, gender relations, multiculturalism, and religion in the public square. The course also explores traditions of Christian reflection on the purpose of the state, the limits of legislation, the nature of community, the requirements of justice, and the calling of the Christian citizen. Prerequisite: PHIL 153 Fundamental Questions in Philosophy   Not offered 2021-2022.



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