POL330Y1: Politics and Morality

Hours: 
72L

Is it possible to provide politics with a solid moral foundation? If so, what are the moral principles that should guide political order? The course examines these questions through the study of key figures in 20th-century political thought, including Max Weber, Hannah Arendt, Frantz Fanon, Mahatma Gandhi, Michel Foucault, Isaiah Berlin, John Rawls, and Jürgen Habermas.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

POL330H1/​POL330Y1 (taken before 2012-2013)

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)