PHIL 324: Modern Western Political Theory

PHIL 324-001: Modern Western Pol Thry
(Fall 2023)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW

Angel Cabrera Global Center 1320A

Section Information for Fall 2023

This course fulfills a requirement for a class in Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy for the Philosophy major, and can be used to fulfill a requirement for the PPE concentration and the minor in political philosophy.



Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Exploration through lecture and discussion of developments in the Western tradition of political thought from the Renaissance to the middle of the 19th century, focusing on such topics as the rise of individualism in political theory, early developments in social contact theory, theories of radical popular sovereignty, and early criticisms of liberal theory. Equivalent to GOVT 324.
Recommended Prerequisite: GOVT 101 or three credits of philosophy.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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