Units of study

PHIL2635 - Contemporary Political Philosophy

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Thomas Martin Besch


This unit offers a critical introduction to the major schools of thought in contemporary political philosophy organised around the theme of inclusion and exclusion. The inclusive ambitions of liberal political theory will be confronted with objections from thinkers motivated by concern with various aspects of social and political exclusion based on categories such as gender, cultural difference, and statelessness.


1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x500wd tutorial paper (10%) and 1x2000wd take-home exam (40%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 Junior credit points in Philosophy


PHIL3535, PHIL2535


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