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Selections in Modern Political Thought (ETHICSOC 432X, MTL 334)

432R

This graduate-level seminar explores selections from the canon of Western political thought from the late fifteenth through nineteenth centuries. Throughout the course, we will engage in close textual readings of individual thinkers and consider some of the larger questions raised by political modernity. The Fall 2015 offering of the course will focus on the three modern social contract thinkers: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Subject: 
POLISCI
Course ID: 
213 164
Grading: 
Letter or Credit/No Credit