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Offered in alternate years: offered 2011, 2013
|Offered at:||(B, G, X)|
|Unit chair:||D Kirsner|
|Prerequisite:||One other Philosophy unit|
|Incompatible with:||ASP214, ASP319, ASP320|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
The unit will take a historical view of the development of political philosophy by surveying the views of Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbs, Locke, Hegel, Marx, Mill, Rawls and others. It will also highlight such themes as the rule of law, the legitimacy of power, democratic theory, social justice, feminist critiques of some traditional views, critiques of liberalism, republicanism, the nature of the state and civil society.
Students enrolled in third year philosophy units are required to participate in extra third year activities throughout the trimester (see assessment details below).
Two essays of 2000 words each 40% each, tutorial program 10%, and participation in a general third year seminar 10%.
Two essays 2000 words each 40% each, online program 10%, participation in a general third year on-line blog 10%.
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