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PLSC 457 - Modern Political Thought

Credits: 3
Explores major political ideas from the eighteenth century to the present. Writers discussed typically include Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Heidegger and Leo Strauss. Central topics include the abandonment of natural right; the turn to history as a standard of right; and the subsequent self-destruction and recovery of reason (and revelation) in late modern political thought.

Grade Mode: Normal (A-F,I,W)
Schedule Type: Lecture
Year Offering: Alternate years
College Code: CAS

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