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Further week by week announcements.
MON: Lecture 1 Handout.
FRI: Notes on Locke on Property. Click on blue.
MON: John Simmons, "Tacit Consent and Political Obligation." Click on blue.
WED: Handout: Hume on Tacit Consent. Click on blue.
WED: Handout: Notes on Discourse on Inequality, Part 1. Click on blue.
FRI: Recommended, not required reading: Frederick Neuhouser, "Freedom, Dependence, and the General Will." Click on blue to view and download.
WED: Advance information on midterm exam. Click on blue.
FRI: MIDTERM EXAM IN CLASS.
MON: Handout: Marx on alienated labor. Click on blue.
MON: Recommended, not required reading: Michael Walzer, "Money and Commodities." Click on blue.
FRI: Handout: Marx's historical materialism. Click on blue. Note: You should also get a copy of another handout, Marx, "Preface to the Critique of Political Economy" (1859), from the instructor, in class.
FRI: Recommended, not required reading: Arneson, "Marxism and Secular Faith."
MON: Allen Wood, "The Marxian Critique of Justice." Click on blue.
MON: Handout: Marx as Moralist and Antimoralist. Click on blue.
MON: Writing Assignment. (Also passed out in class.) Click on blue.
MON: Handout I: Arneson, guide to writing a moral philosophy paper. Click on blue. Handout II: Allen Wood: guide to writing philosophy papers. Click on blue.
TUES: Makeup lecture, first lecture on Mill, 7:00-7:50 p.m. in HSS 1106B. Makeup lecture notes. Click on blue. Note: You should also get a copy of another handout, "excerpt from Mill, Utilitarianism, chapter 2," available from instructor in class.
WED: Mill on individuality. Notes. Click on blue.
FRI: Handout, examples of applying the liberty principle. Click on blue.
FRI: Notes, last bit of Friday lecture on Mill. Click on blue.
WED. & FRI: NO CLASS. (Instructor available for email consultation Memorial Day weekend up to Tuesday morning, May 30, and again the next weekend Saturday evening and Sunday, June 3 and 4, at
firstname.lastname@example.org (that's a double "r" between "san" and "com"))
MON: Writing Assignment due in class.
MON: First lecture on Mill, Considerations on Representative Government.
TUES: Makeup class, second lecture on Mill, Considerations on Representative Government, chapters 4-6. 7:00-7:50 p.m. in HSS 1106B. Notes on chapters 1-6. Click on blue.
FRI: Advance information on final exam. Click on blue.
FINAL EXAM Friday, June 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. in CSB 005.