WIOX 368 Philosophy: Theory of Politics

The critical study of political values and of the concepts used in political analysis: the concept of the political; power, authority, and related concepts; the state; law; liberty and rights; justice and equality; public interest and common good; democracy and representation; political obligation and civil disobedience; ideology; liberalism, socialism, and conservatism. Prerequisites: Philosophy 101 or WIOX 363. Lectures: MT and HT. Tutorials: any term.