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UGRD > POLSCI > 103

Introduction to Political Theory

Description:
This course consists of close readings of three texts considered foundational to the history of Western political thought: Plato's Republic, Machiavelli's The Prince, and Marx and Engels' Communist Manifesto. It will examine the characteristic questions and problems raised by these texts concerning the nature of politics and justice, and examine what roles moral and epistemological knowledge might play with regard to both. Also considered will be questions of genre, history, and rhetoric, with special attention given to questions regarding authorial intent, readership, and audience.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 3542 TuTh 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Schotten,Heike S01-0006 More Info

2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 3542 TuTh 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Schotten,Heike S01-0006 More Info

2015 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 6263 TuTh 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM Schotten,Heike W01-0054 More Info

2015 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 6263 TuTh 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM Schotten,Heike W01-0054 More Info