PHIL 314

Philosophy and the American Republic

Prerequisite: PHIL 115 or PHIL 129. An examination of the development of American political and philosophical thought from its origins in classical and modern philosophy to its 21st century guises. Possible figures to be covered include Locke, Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and various figures involved with the American Founding, as well as contemporary political theorists and philsophers such as Dworkin and Zuckert. V.1, V.7