POLSCI 302 - Development of Political Thought: Modern and Recent
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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In this course, we will trace certain themes that define the modern political perspective. Specifically, we will be concerned with questions of obligation, liberty, and equality as developed by the major political thinkers from the seventeenth century onward. Such questions entail an understanding of the meaning of nature, human nature, history, revolution, and epistemology, all of which will come into play during our discussions. Authors will include Montaigne, Bacon, Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Mill, Marx and Nietzsche.

POLSCI 302 - Development of Political Thought: Modern and Recent
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001 (LEC)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 0882951262
New Atlantis ; and, the great instauration, Author: Francis Bacon ; edited by Jerr, Publisher: H. Davidson Rev. ed. 1989
ISBN: 0872201775
Leviathan with selected variants from the Latin edition of 1668, Author: Thomas Hobbes. Ed. with introd, Publisher: Hackett 1994
ISBN: 0199535736
On liberty and other essays, Author: John Stuart Mill ; edited with, Publisher: Oxford University Press 2008
ISBN: 9780521369749
The spirit of the laws, Author: Montesquieu ; translated and e, Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1989
ISBN: 0300100183
Two treatises of government : and a letter concerning toleration, Author: John Locke. Ed. by Ian Shapiro, Publisher: Yale Univ. Press 2003
Social Contract, ISBN: 0140442014, Author: Rousseau
First and Second Discourses, ISBN: 0313694407, Author: Rousseau
ISBN: 9780679724629
On the genealogy of morals, Author: Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm,, Publisher: Vintage Books 1989
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