Rethinking Sovereignty: Human Rights and Globalization (20662). 3 units. The crises of sovereignty and the end of sovereignty have been discussed in law, political science, and philosophy. Post-nationalist, cosmopolitan, as well as neo-liberal critics of sovereignty abound. This course will discuss alternative models of sovereignty, ranging from democratic iterations to popular constitutionalism, and will consider the implications of these models for the definition and enforcement of rights. Readings will include Hobbes, Kant, Schmitt, Arendt, Kelsen, Habermas, Waldron, Walker and Benveniste. Paper required. Enrollment limited and permission of the instructor required. Also PHIL 656a/PLSC 605a/PLSC 292a. S. Benhabib.