What you'll learn

  • The fundamentals of political philosophy
  • An understanding of social justice and criminal justice, and the roles they play in the modern justice system
  • A deeper sense of the philosophy that underlies modern issues such as affirmative action, same-sex marriage, and equality
  • The ability to better articulate and evaluate philosophical arguments and ask philosophical questions

Course description

This course explores critical analysis of classical and contemporary theories of justice, including discussion of present-day applications.

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Associated Schools

  • Harvard Extension School

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