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PHIL 303     Modern Philosophy: Moral, Political, and Economic Philosophy  (4)

A philosophical examination of the moral, political, and economic developments which attended the birth of modernity. Special attention is given to the following topics: the nature and source of our moral obligations; the necessity and scope of political authority; the nature and extent of our individual rights and liberties; the moral and social implications of the market economy. Prerequisite: One course in philosophy at the 100- or 200-level.