HFIB00831U Political Philosophy

Volume 2021/2022

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.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 82
  • Preparation
  • 322,5
  • Total
  • 404,5
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
Peer feedback (Students give each other feedback)
Type of assessment
Oral examination
Only certain aids allowed


Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
External censorship