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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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POL 313 - Modern Political Thought


2010-2011 Catalog Year

This course studies selected texts of important political theorists from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution. It focuses specifically on the political theory of the enlightenment, the emergence of the modern theory of democracy, rationalizations of the sovereignty of the nation-state, and the development of critical theories of capitalism and modernity in the late nineteenth centuries. Theorists studied will include Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Montwequieu, Burke, Mill, Marx, and Nietzsche.

PREREQ: Upper division standing.
OFFERED: Irregular
CREDIT: 3



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