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2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

PHIL-297 Political Philosophy

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030  (ACSR-030) or completion of RDNG-016 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076  
A survey and analysis of the theories arguments and concepts used in answering the basic normative questions of political philosophy: Why should people live in any society? Is there such a thing as legitimate power? If so to whom or what does it belong? What if any are the limits of power? What if any are the limits of freedom? The student will undertake an analysis of answers given by both traditional and contemporary philosophers.