Nov 28, 2021  
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

GOVT 202 - Introduction to Political Theory


Credits: (3)
An introduction to some of the key themes, ideas, and canonical texts within the field of political theory.  The course is organized around a central theme, chosen by the instructor (e.g., ’Democracy and its Critics,’ ‘Authoritarianism,’ ‘Justice,’ or ’Power’).  Readings will be both historical and contemporary in focus, with at least one main thinker from each of the three main historical periods in the field (ancient and medieval, modern, and contemporary).