TRN160Y1: Public Policy and the Public Good

Hours: 
48S

What is public policy? Is there such a thing as the public good? What is the purpose of government in a liberal democratic society? How should policy makers respond when competing goods (e.g., freedom and security) conflict with each other? Ethical issues underlying a selection of contemporary public policy issues. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Prerequisite: 

Admission to Trinity One

Exclusion: 

Innis One, Munk One, New One, SMC One, UC One, Vic One, Woodsworth One

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)