Philosophy

Figures in Social and Political Philosophy

Module code: V7075
Level 6
30 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Dissertation

In this module you will look in detail at the position and arguments of a major figure in social political philosophy, such as Rawls, Marx or Habermas.

Module learning outcomes

  • Present a coherent and detailed interpretation of a major philosopher in social political philosophy.
  • Analyse key arguments by the thinker focused upon.
  • Understand and discuss key texts by the thinker focused upon.
  • Present and defend some independent views with regard to the key figure.