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PHL 306

Freedom, Equality, Limits of Authority

In light of our moral concepts and theories, this course critically examines current controversies concerning individual freedom and responsibility, social equality, and the limits of governmental authority. Topics are drawn from issues like the following: censorship of hate literature, pornography, and advertising; prohibition of drugs, gambling, and prostitution; group-differentiated rights concerning aboriginal peoples, cultural sovereignty, affirmative action, and pay equity.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

PHC 181, PHL 181

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Philosophy