Fall 2009

Topics in Contemporary Political Philosophy

Listed in: Political Science, as POSC-83


Uday S. Mehta (Section 01)


[PT] This seminar will consider works in political philosophy that have been published within the last decade. It will be organized around the following four topics: justice, equality, the normative force of history and ethical/cultural pluralism. The readings will include works by the following thinkers: John Rawls, Amartya Sen, Michael Sandel, Ronald Dworkin, Charles Taylor, Alistair MacIntyre, David Bromwich, Jurgen Habermas, Martha Nussbaum, Jean-Francois Lyotard, and Bikhu Parekh. This course fulfills the requirement for an advanced seminar in Political Science.

Limited to 20 students. Fall semester. Professor Mehta.


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Fall 2009