Philosophy 555

Political Philosophy

Fall, 2011

Dan Hausman

Syllabus

Some Possible Term Paper Topics

Discussion Questions

Twelve Questions,
Miller-Waldron-Limbaugh, Republic, Book II, Republic, Book III, IV, Republic, Book VIII, Hobbes (I), Hobbes (II), Hobbes (III), Locke (ch. 1-5), Locke (ch. 6-10), Locke (ch. 11-19), Rousseau, Discourse (I), Rousseau, Discourse (II), Rousseau, Social Contract, Rousseau, Conclusions, Hume Inquiry, Hume, Original Contract, Utilitarianism, Mill, ch. 5 of Utilitarianism, Mill, Liberty, ch. 1&2, Mill, Liberty, ch. 3&4, Mill, Liberty, ch. 5 , Mill, Considerations, Marx (on Hegel and Bauer), Marx, German Ideology, Marx, GothaProgram, Rawls, Part I, Rawls, Part II, Rawls, Part III

Writing Help

Strunk &White The Elements of Style (a great source)
Paper Check List
Rewriting suggestions