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Fall 2018
Sep 20, 2021
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POLS 331 - Political Philosophy
As the basic course in Political Philosophy, this course focuses upon the origin and development of the key concepts which have molded our modern world. We will use original works of political philosophy, covering theorists as diverse as Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, Rousseau, Mill, Foucault, Arendt and Marcuse. Each semester will have some variation with respect to these and other authors. The goals of this course are: (1) to improve the student's own analytic-philosophical reasoning; (2) to gain a solid foundation of these key thinkers; and (3) to apply their concepts to the "modern" world in which we ar learning to live. Prerequisites: POLS 101 or 103. Three semester hours.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Second Degree, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Govt, Criminology, & Sociology Department

Undergraduate level POLS 101 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level POLS 103 Minimum Grade of D or Second Degree level POLS 101 Minimum Grade of D or Second Degree level POLS 103 Minimum Grade of D

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