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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

POL 303 - Ancient and Medieval Political Thought

2019-2020 Catalog Year:

This course studies selected texts of important political theorists from ancient Greece, Rome, and the European middle ages which continue to be important reference points in contemporary political thought. The course focuses especially on the emergence of the concept of sovereignty, the conditions which make citizenship possible, the relation of religious faith to politics, the gendered nature of political theory, and the controversies over authority and power in the rise of modern state.

Prerequisite: 3 credits in Politcal Science or Instuctor Permission.
Offered: Not on a regular basis
Credit: 3