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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 2201 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Marxist Philosophy

The evolution of Marx's social and political views in the setting of 18th- and 19th- century anarchism, liberalism and conservatism. Themes of humanism, freedom, rights, the state, democracy, alienation, and inequality, primarily as they develop into the theory of historical materialism.
Precludes additional credit for PHIL 2200.
Prerequisite: 0.5 credit in philosophy or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week.

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