Present Courses


Power and Justice

USD / pols 100 / Power and Justice / Fall 2019

what is power? what is justice? how ought we organize our society? is it rational to establish a state? what are the appropriate limits of political power? what rights are due to citizens? what do we owe to non-citizens? what reason do we have to support democracy? how ought we distribute the benefits and burdens in society? Is it ok for leaders to lie in pursuit of political goals?