Philosophy 355:  Introduction to Political Philosophy

Course Syllabus

    --Hobbes, Leviathan (from University of Adelaid E-text collection)
    --Locke, The Second Treatise of Civil Government (from University of Adelaid E-text collection)
    --Okin, "Political Liberalism, Justice, and Gender" (available from JSTOR)

Study Questions

--Hampton, Chpt. 1; Chpt. 2 (criticism of Locke); Chpt. 3 to pg. 94; 94 to the end
--Hobbes, Chpts, 6, 10, 11, and 13; 14, 15, and 17; and 18, 19, and 21 from Leviathan  
--Locke, Chpts. 1-5; 8-12; 13 and 19 from Second Treatise...
--Rawls, Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV from Justice as Fairness...  
--Okin, "Political Liberalism, Justice, and Gender"
--Walzer, Chpt. 1Chpt. 2Chpt. 3

Short Essay Assignments