Freedom, Citizenship and Democracy

Course Code :1008CPGVKA
Study domain:Philosophy and Ethics
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Geert Van Eekert
Patrick Loobuyck
Fran├žois Levrau
Leni Franken

3. Course contents *

The first lessons focus on political-philosophical approaches to 'freedom', 'citizenship' and 'democracy'. Authors such as Hannah Arendt, Isaiah Berlin, Will Kymlicka, John Stuart Mill and John Rawls will be central. The other lessons deal with specific topics such as populism, human rights and civil rights, resilient democracy, gender and intersectionality, active citizenship, and democracy at the European level.