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PPLE 317 Political Judgment (4)

How and why do individuals and collectives decide to pursue certain courses of action and avoid others? What is the basis and process of good judgment and how can it be recognized and valued? What is the role of habit, reason, force, emotion, desire, faith? Different approaches to political judgment will be examined and applied to vexing social and moral issues.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities; World Engagement: CV
  • Prerequisite: One 200-level PPLE course
  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Gutterman

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