Lecture in Political Philosophy

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Lecture in Political Philosophy

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Philosophy, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Central questions in contemporary political philosophy, focusing on the ideas
    of justice and equality and the relation between the two. Topics to be discussed include:
    what is an appeal of luck egalitarianism?; how does the fact some outcomes are under one?s
    control affect what persons can claim as a matter of justice?; what is an alternative to luck
    egalitarianism?; what is the relation between economic equality and social equality?; how
    does discrimination affect the ideal of social equality?; can democracy accommodate our
    concern for equality?

    Course Readings:
    Available for download at Blackboard (around the end of August).

    Students are expected to read everything assigned, attend lectures and
    participate in discussions. Important: Please do the reading before the meetings at which it
    will be discussed. Do not take this course unless you are prepared to do so.

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