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2024 Spring > UGRD > PHIL > PHIL 215

Philosophical Foundations of Public Policy

Course #: PHIL 215

This course explores several central philosophical frameworks underlying contemporary public policy debates, including various conceptions of social justice and human rights, utilitarian theory and decision theory. The role of philosophy in public policy will be illustrated through an analysis of such contemporary issues as foreign policy and human rights, tax policy, cost benefit analysis, environmental and health care issues, workfare, world population problems, and the dangerous mentally ill.

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 8759 TuTh
11:00 - 12:15 pm
Zurn,Christopher Frederick Wheatley W02-0201
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/22/2024 - 05/08/2024
Capacity: 32
Enrolled: 32
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
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Course Attributes: Humanities