College of Humanities and Social Sciences

GOVT 327: Contemporary Western Political Theory

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Lectures, discussions of developments in Western tradition of political thought from mid-19th century to today. Different sections focus on various political theories that have been influential during this period, such as liberal, libertarian, conservative, communitarian, Marxist, feminist, and postmodern thought.

Equivalent to PHIL 327


GOVT 101, or 3 credits of philosophy.


May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits when topic is different.

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