WINTER SEMESTER – Philosophy 450
WEEK 1: Mon.
Jan. 6-Fri. Jan. 10:
Jan 6 : class cancelled / Jan 8: Maritain
WEEK 2: Mon.
Jan 13-Fri. Jan. 17
Jan 13: class cancelled / Jan 15: Maritain
WEEK 3: Mon.
Jan. 20-Fri. Jan. 24
John Rawls: A Theory of Justice (selections) [Wed. - Adam]
WEEK 4: Mon.
Jan. 27-Fri. Jan. 31
Robert Nozick: Anarchy, State and Utopia (selections) [Wed. - Chelsie]
WEEK 5: Mon.
Feb. 3-Fri. Feb. 7
Contemporary Libertarianism: Tibor Machan [Wed. - Catherine]
WEEK 6: Mon.
Feb. 10-Fri. Feb. 14
Alan Gewirth: Human Rights (selections) [Wed. - Erica]
WEEK 7: Mon.
Feb. 17-Fri. Feb. 21
Cultural Pluralism [Wed. - Matt M.]
Winter Reading Week: Mon. Feb. 24-Fri. Feb. 28
WEEK 8: Mon. March 3-Fri. March 7
Contemporary Communitarianism (Charles Taylor or Alasdair MacIntyre) [Mon. - Will]
WEEK 9: Mon. March 10-Fri. March 14
: "Multiculturalism and the
WEEK 10: Mon. March 17-Fri. March 21
Thematic presentation 1 [Ellen]/ Thematic presentation 2 [Ian S.]
WEEK 11: Mon.
March 24-Fri. March 28
Feminist accounts and critiques OR ‘Deliberative Democracy’ (Amy Gutmann) // TBA
WEEK 12: Mon. March 31-Fri. April 4
‘Post Modern’ accounts (Richard Rorty) [Mon. - Josh]
WEEK 13: Mon. April 6-Wed. April 9
Asian Values and Human Rights [Mon. - Ian Y.]
WINTER FINAL EXAM: Wednesday, APRIL 23
"Why Deliberative Democracy Is Different," (with Dennis Thompson), Social Philosophy & Policy, vol. 17, no. 1 (2000), pp. 161-180.
Democracy and Majority Rule," in H. Harold Koh
and Ronald Slye, eds., Deliberative Democracy and
Liberal Is Democracy?," in D. MacLean and C.
Mills (eds.), Liberalism Reconsidered,