Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2050: Political Philosophy

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

J. Rawls, A Theory of Justice;

R. Nozick, Anarchy, State and Utopia;

M. J. Sandel, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice;

I. Berlin, Four Essays on Liberty;

Phillip Pettit, Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government;

R. Dworkin, Sovereign Virtue;

Amartya Sen, Inequality Reexamined;

G.A. Cohen, Rescuing Justice and Equality;

C. Taylor, The Politics of Recognition;

W. Kymlicka, Liberalism, Community and Culture;

Brian Barry, Equality and Culture: An Egalitarian Critique of Multiculturalism;

J. Rawls, Political Liberalism;

J. Habermas, Between Facts and Norms: Contributions to a Discourse Theory of Law and Democracy;

J. Waldron, Law and Disagreement;

M. Foucault, Power: Essential Works of Foucault, 1954-1984, Volume III;

M. Walzer, Spheres of Justice;

Steven Lukes, Power. A Radical View;

J. Derrida, Spectres of Marx