In light of our moral concepts and theories, this course critically examines current controversies concerning individual freedom and responsibility, social equality, and the limits of governmental authority. Topics are drawn from issues like the following: censorship of hate literature, pornography, and advertising; prohibition of drugs, gambling, and prostitution; group-differentiated rights concerning aboriginal peoples, cultural sovereignty, affirmative action, and pay equity.
Lectures for this course will be pre-recorded and available until the the exam period. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
Antirequisites: PHC 181, PHL 181