Philosophy
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

PHIL 323: Classical Western Political Theory

PHIL 323-001: Classical Western Political Theory
(Fall 2017)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR

Nguyen Engineering Building 1107

Section Information for Fall 2017

  • Fulfills the requirement for one course in ethics and social and political philosophy for the Philosophy major 
  • Fulfills requirements for the philosophy and law concentration, and the political philosophy minor.
  • An elective for the philosophy and law minor.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Exploration through lecture and discussion of developments in the Western tradition of political thought from the time of the Greek city-state to late medieval Christendom, focusing on such topics as the nature and purpose of politics, the relationship between the individual and the state, the political significance of religion and tradition, and the concept of natural law. Equivalent to GOVT 323.
Recommended Prerequisite: GOVT 101 or three credits of Philosophy.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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