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POLI 118 (W; AR) Colloquium: Privacy (1)

This course examines arguments about privacy in the contemporary United States. Attention will be paid to the nature and structure of arguments about privacy, as well as to the ethical dilemmas and legal questions raised by privacy issues. Specific topics that will be taken up include abortion, drug testing, euthanasia, same-sex marriage, the Internet and surveillance in the workplace.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing-Centered

Mode of Inquiry: Analyzing Arguments, Reasons and Values

Prerequisite: Open to Freshmen and Sophomores only

  • Offering: Alternate Years
  • Instructor: Ellis