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 Luxemburg, Herbert Marcuse, Hannah Arendt, Franz Fanon, Steve Biko, Michel Foucault, John Rawls, Chantel Mouffe, and Kimberle Crenshaw, 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:
In this course you will:
- Learn to read texts closely
- Learn to analyze and criticize arguments
- Learn to write an analytical essay

Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 4
M/Th 10:00AM - 11:50AM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency: Once a year

Categories: 2000 , All courses , Four Credit , Fully In-Person , Philosophy