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PHIL 1701 Power, Justice, War:The Moderns (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course will explore the enduring questions of power, justice and war by examining a series of modern political thinkers addressing questions of how to use power justly, how to balance concerns about justice in the midst of war, and how to govern the world through different modalities of power. Each text will be read to investigate the differences between normative and empirical thinking about war and justice. Discussions and papers will ask students to think deeply about what happens when notions of the ideal and the real influence political thinking and generate conflict.


Instructor(s): Aspen Brinton

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Core Renewal Course:Enduring Questions


Last Updated: 31-Mar-16