PHIL 244 Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Justice

Introduces students to philosophical theories and issues of social justice within the United States. Critically explores the philosophical aspects of systemic oppression and the role of various social institutions and structures in producing inequality and injustice. Possible topics include structural inequality and poverty, racism in the criminal justice system, gender-based violence, and affirmative action.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None

General Education

  • Study Area I

  • Course meets Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Requirement

Offered

  • Fall