Spring 2008

Topics in Contemporary Political Philosophy

Listed in: Political Science, as POSC-83

Faculty

Uday S. Mehta (Section 01)

Description

(PT) This seminar will consider works in political philosophy that have been published within the last decade. It will be organized around the following four topics: justice, equality, the normative force of history and ethical/cultural pluralism. The readings will include works by the following thinkers: John Rawls, Amartya Sen, Michael Sandel, Ronald Dworkin, Charles Taylor, Alistair MacIntyre, David Bromwich, Jurgen Habermas, Martha Nussbaum, Jean-Francois Lyotard, and Bikhu Parekh. This course fulfills the requirement for an advanced seminar in Political Science. Limited to 20 students. Second semester. Professor Mehta.