Social and Political Philosophy (PHIL*6600) | College of Arts

Social and Political Philosophy (PHIL*6600)

Term: Winter 2015


This course focuses on recent philosophical writing on the ethics of development, which asks about flourishing, justice, power, and subordination in the context of global inequalities and environmental degradation. Possible readings including writing by development ethicists such as Nigel Dower, David Crocker, Jay Dryduk, Des Gasper, and Christine Koggel; capabilities approach proponents such as Martha Nussbaum and Ingrid Robeyns; and postcolonial and/or postmodern critics of neoliberal economic growth and development aid, such as Naila Kabeer, Suzan Ilcan, Jenny Edkins, and Jacques Ranciére.


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