Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 20, 2024  
Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

PHL 231 - Political Philosophy (4 Cr.)

(PSC 231) (LER-TXT)(GCR Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies area)
An introduction to political philosophy with particular attention paid to the modern period during which time the fundamental concepts of western politics were developed. The course includes a survey of classical writings on politics as well as a selection of more recent texts that focus on concrete issues such as citizenship, the social contract, sovereignty, and human rights. Prerequisite: either sophomore standing, one course in philosophy, or permission of the instructor. Spring semester. Offered 2018-19 and alternate years. DeCaroli.