Contemporary Political Philosophy II: Social Justice and Equality
Course Code: PUBLGL09
Course Tutors: Dr Emily McTernan (Department of Political Science)
Assessment Term II: One 3,000 word essay
Credit Value: 15
About this course
This course focuses on recent debates over distributive justice within contemporary analytic political philosophy. In particular, the course will critically examine Rawls’ theory of justice, the debate between luck egalitarianism and its critics, and the contrast between theories of equality, priority and sufficiency.