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Joseph Berkovitz (24 Lectures)

The research seminar will consider some central questions in the philosophy of economics and political philosophy and their intersection with, and relevance for questions concerning social justice, the environment, well-being, and policy analysis. The aim is to provide some background and analytical tools for policy analysis concerning issues related to well-being, distributive justice, poverty, disability, and environmental sustainability.

Prerequisites: A minimum of 8.0 credits or the instructor’s approval
Recommended Preparation: 0.5 credit in HPS, Philosophy, or related humanities fields
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities and a Social Sciences course
Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)


Course Information

  • Course Code: HPS455H1
  • Course Credits: 0.5cc