PHIL 338:  Philosophy of Human Rights

 

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Department of Philosophy Information for Students

SYLLABUS

Information on Service Learning (No Service Learning Option in Summer Quarter)

READING ASSIGNMENTS

                The following reading assignment is in both the optional Talbott text and the optional Volume 2 of the course reader.  In addition, it is available on Electronic Reserve.  Click on the title below to link to the Electronic Reserves:

                Chapters 1-2 of Talbott's "Which Rights Should Be Universal?" (the first reading assignment for the course).

 

END OF CLASS QUESTIONS

MIDTERM REVIEW QUESTIONS

FINAL EXAM REVIEW QUESTIONS

 

ASSIGNMENTS:  All assignments with due dates can be found on the PHIL 338 Canvas Page.  They should all be turned in on the Canvas Page.  Note that two assignments (Original Position Assignment and Draft Introduction to Final Project) are to be submitted on the Canvas Discussion Board, so that all students can read all answers.

 

FINAL PROJECT

Final Project Checklist

 

STUDY QUESTIONS AND TRANSPARENCIES:

Introduction

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

Feinberg, Cranston, Shue, Sen, and Nussbaum

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

Theories of Rights

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

Cultural Relativism/Universality of Human Rights

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

Women's Rights

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

Feminist Criticisms

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

Robust Group Rights?

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

Rights Against Discrimination on the Basis of Gender and Sexual Expression

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

International Enforcement

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

Consideration of Objections and Conclusion

                Study Questions

                Transparencies

 

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