Politics and Ethics
Area of Study
Ethics, Philosophy, Political Science
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewIdeas of political philosophy based on some classical text and contemporary approaches. Focusing on general questions of ethics through the lens of justice. Discussion of ethical questions regarding how persons ought to be governed/or if they ought to be governed at all (the justification of the authority of the state), the relationship of freedom and autonomy, and exploring the nature of a fair state, a good ruler and a just international order. Concepts learned will be tested in light of current political, ecological and economic issues.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations