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POLI 3357 Seminar:The Problem of Evil (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

Terrorism, genocide, ethnic cleansing--all raise the question of whether evil exists and whether there is anything we can do to respond to it. This course will examine how the problem of evil has been treated by classic texts in the Western tradition and will then seek to apply the lessons taught by those texts to acts of political evil in the twenty-first century.

Instructor(s): Alan Wolfe

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17