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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: GOV                                     Course Number: 270                                    
Course Title: Political Philosophy
Subject: Government
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Analysis of political thought throughout history, with particular attention to such values as liberty, democracy, equality, security, stability, law. Comparison of traditional and contemporary political theories in terms of priorities of values and political culture. Systematic examination of underlying assumptions and logical coherence of normative political thought.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and sophomore standing or above.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date:    04/30/2010