Why is it So Hard to Do Good?

Structures of Thought and Society
CSTS-UH 1031

About the Course

This course examines moral and practical controversies over whether and how the international community ought to respond to human suffering brought on by war, poverty, and ill government. When is intervention justified? And how can we best determine the plausibility of policy proposals and ideas?

Why Should Students Take This Course?

Students will think comparatively and critically about dilemmas facing international decision-makers as they explore real-world examples drawn from many different countries.

Taught By

Rahul Sagar

Global Network Associate Professor of Political Science