Re-Thinking Society: Radical Visions (PHI2161.01)

Paul Voice

In this introductory course you will read a wide range of political philosophers and theorists who rethink and reimagine society. Beginning with the “masters of suspicion”, Marx, Nietzsche, Mill, and Freud, we will explore radical social visions from thinkers such as Rosa Luxumburg, Herbert Marcuse, Hannah Arendt, Franz Fanon, Steve Biko, Michel Foucault, John Rawls, Chantel Mouffe, and Ta-Nehisi Coates, among others. This course is reading intensive and you will be required to write frequent short papers as well as complete a midterm examination.

Learning Outcomes:

Delivery Method: Entirely remote (synchronous)
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 4
M/Th 1:40PM - 3:30PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: All courses , Entirely Remote , Philosophy