This course examines contemporary theories in political philosophy. The theories to be examined are utilitarianism, liberal egalitarianism, libertarianism, communitarianism, and feminism. In examining these theories, the course will cover topics such as justice in the distribution of income and wealth, equality, taxation and incentives, unconditional basic income, and the moral limits of the market. Thinkers include such authors as Rawls, Nozick, Dworkin, Cohen, Sen, Walzer, Sandel.
- Instructor: Simon Clarke