Course Description: Modern political thought from Machiavelli to Nietzsche. Prerequisite: POLS 041.
Section Description: This course is the second semester of a two-semester survey of the history of Western political theory. During the fall semester we will studied a number of primary texts from this tradition, beginning with ancient Greek writers (Plato and Aristotle), moving to ancient Biblical sources, and finishing with a Roman (Cicero) and two early Christian thinkers (Augustine and Aquinas). In the second semester, we read early modern and moderns authors, including Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke Rousseau, Burke, Marx and Nietzsche.
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Instructor(s): Robert Pepperman Taylor
Meeting Dates: 13 Jan 2020 - 01 May 2020