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PHL 342 PHL 342. Political Philosophy. 3 Hours.

Critical examination of leading theories of the state, including analysis of such concepts as sovereignty, obligation, rights, and freedom. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Department of Philosophy


There are several courses offered each year in philosophy that should be of interest to undergraduates who have strong interests outside philosophy. In addition to the introductory courses ( Philosophy 301 , 304 , 305 , and 310 ) and the basic sequence in the history of philosophy ( Philosophy 329K and 329L ), the courses listed below are of particular relevance to students who are interested in the indicated areas.