The Dennes Room

Philosophy 116

Fall 2022

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
116 Special Topics in Political Philosophy Sluga MWF 11-12 TBA

The course will examine some of the basic concepts of politics such as that of politics itself, the state, government, political conflict and cooperation, and power. It will focus, in addition, on technology and its role in politics, asking how governmental practices, forms of government, the conduct of war, and, indeed, the meaning and function of politics are affected by technological developments and what political challenges those developments pose.

As taught this semester, Phil 116 satisfies the ethics requirement for the philosophy major.

Previously taught: SP17, FL15, FL11, FL10, SP10, FL07, SP04.