PHL277Y5 • Moral, Social and Political Philosophy Through Its History

Description

Classics in moral, social and political philosophy from Plato to the present. Likely readings include Plato on justice in the state and in the individual, Aristotle's ethics, Hume's moral psychology, Hobbes on the social contract, Kant on the fundamental principle of morality, Mill's utilitarianism, Locke on rights, Marx on Capitalism, Nietzsche on the origins of modern morality, and Rawls and Nozick on distributive justice.

Prerequisites
PHL101H5 or PHL102H5 or PHL103H5 or PHL105Y5 or PHL113H5 or 4.0 credits.
Exclusions
PHL265H or PHL275 or PHLB17H3
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
48L/24T
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Philosophy