45.378 Philosophy of Peace and Nonviolence

Philosophy of Peace and Nonviolence

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38161
Status Active

This course examines philosophical theories of peace, pacifism, and nonviolence. We will study ancient and modern accounts, secular and religious traditions, as well as feminist perspectives in the philosophy of peace and nonviolence. We will explore philosophical applications of nonviolence toward nonhuman animals and the natural environment, along with specific cases of nonviolent resistance in contemporary global conflicts.