Course Catalog

UGRD > HIST > 343

Hist Europ Ideas II

This course will explore European political, legal, and scientific thinking from the eighteenth century to the present. The semester will cover: the invention of the modern European political subject; European, international, and colonial law; and will investigate shifts in scientific method and practice. The history of modern European ideas includes such topics as social contract theory, liberalism, radical revolutionary thought, sexuality and political subjectivity, theories of just warfare, sovereignty theory, scientific rationalism, positivism, environmentalism, and European humanism and post-humanism.

Offered in: