Political Philosophy

Course content

The normative basis of society and the problem of social order. Classical theories of political philosophy and their foundations. Historical and current debates on, among other things, justice, equality, freedom, democracy, the common good, multiculturalism, pluralism, tolerance, social criticism, power and human rights.

Teaching takes the form of lectures and seminars. Twice a week there is lecture; once a week there is a seminar where the students in groups work on short writing exercises and have other activities around the central texts / questions of the course.

Written
Collective
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
Peer feedback (Students give each other feedback)
ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Oral examination
Aid
Only certain aids allowed

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Marking scale
7-point grading scale
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 82
  • Preparation
  • 322,5
  • English
  • 404,5