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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHI 240 - Social and Political Philosophy


A critical study of major social and political philosophers from Plato to the present in light of their ethical and metaphysical systems. Topics include the problem of justice, the nature of the state and its relationship to other social institutions, and the individual. The primary focus will be on normative rather than descriptive theory.

General Education Requirements:  Ethics, Western Cultural Tradition

Prerequisites: No first-year students or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3