M.Phil 543 Social Philosophy

Social Philosophy offers a broad introduction to issues in social philosophy. This course will discuss commercial society and the division of labor; the use of knowledge in society; self-interest; globalization; the gift relationship; identity; the environment; deliberation and the public sphere.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Critically evaluate arguments pertaining to social philosophy.
  • Construct plausible arguments pertaining to moral issues in social work and social welfare.
  • Articulate a philosophical perspective on social issues.