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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: POL                                     Course Number: 423                                    
Course Title: Selected Topics in Justice
Subject: Political Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This is an advanced senior-level seminar focusing on one of a set of specific topics or issues-to be chosen by the instructor offering the section of the course-concerning the philosophical concept of justice. Topics can be either theoretical or applied, and may include, but are not limited to, any of the following: an advanced survey of contemporary philosophical theories of justice; the textual analysis of one philosophic classic on justice, e.g. John Rawls' Theory of Justice; the philosophy of punishment and retribution; justice-distributive and compensatory; the impact of race, gender, and class on the contemporary philosophical analysis of justice.

  • This course is crosslisted as:   PHI 423
Start Date:    01/31/2004                         End Date: