Philosophy 366 Course Materials

On this page you will find all distributed course materials for Philosophy 361: course syllabus, critical reading project assignment, paper assignments, and any other distributed materials.

Course Syllabus

 REVISED,REVISED Course syllabus


First Paper Assignment

Second Paper Assignment

Final Exam Study Questions

Critical Reading Project

Assignment for 1/16: Hobbes, Leviathan, Ch. XVII

Assignment for 1/23: Hobbes, Leviathan, Ch. XXI.7-17

Assignment for 1/30: Locke, Second Treatise of Government, sec. 25-35, 40-49

Assignment for 2/6: Locke, Second Treatise of Government, sec. 211-212

Assignment for 2/13: Rousseau, Social Contract, Bk. II, Chs. 3,6

Assignment for 2/13: Mill, On Liberty, Ch. I, bottom, p. 13 through middle p. 16; consider also how these ideas apply to Ch. II

Assignment for 3/6: Mill, On Liberty, Ch. V, middle, p. 111 through p. 115.

Assignment for 3/13: Marx, Communist Manifesto, pp. 483-486.

Assignment for 3/20: Marx, On the Jewish Question, pp. 40-46.

Assignment for 3/27: Rawls, Justice as Fairness, pp. 66-72.

Assignment for 4/3: Rawls, Justice as Fairness, pp. 135-140,158-162.

Assignment for 4/10: Nozick, Anarchy, State, and Utopia, pp. 22-25.

Assignment for 4/17: Nozick, Anarchy, State, and Utopia, pp. 113-119.

Lecture Outlines

These outlines only give the barest sketch of the topics covered in a lecture and are no substitute for lecture notes or  for attendance and active participation at lecture. Please note also that attendance at and participation in all aspects of the course, including lecture, is a requirement of the course and counts 15% of the grade.

Hobbes I

Hobbes II

Hobbes III

Hobbes IV

Locke I

Locke II

Locke III

Locke IV

Rousseau I

Rousseau II

Rousseau III

Mill I

Mill II

Mill III

Marx I

Marx II

Marx III

Marx IV

Rawls I

Rawls II

Rawls III

Rawls IV

Nozick I

Nozick II

Nozick III

Nozick IV