PHIL-201 - Social & Political Philosophy

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: PHIL 101 or PHIL 102 recommended. Delivery Method: On-campus, Online Cost: $365.28 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/PHIL201.pdf

Social and Political Philosophy explores human beings living together in society. Themes include the philosophical foundations of political systems, concepts of justice and liberty, the role of the state and the individual, and, the question of historical law. Resources include Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Rousseau, Marx, and many more. Perspectives outside the Western Tradition, i.e. Eastern and Indigenous views, will also be explored.