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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHI 344 - Theories of Justice

A critical study of recent theories of social justice including utilitarian, social contract, entitlement, communitarian, feminist and postmodern approaches, and spanning the political spectrum from libertarianism to socialism. Topics include distribution of wealth and power, affirmative action, censorship and pornography and international justice.

General Education Requirements:  Ethics, Western Cultural Tradition and Writing Intensive

Prerequisites: One course in philosophy or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3