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PSCI0204

Left, Right, and Center

Left, Right, and Center
In this course, we shall examine liberalism, conservatism, socialism and their competing conceptions of freedom, equality, the individual, and community. We shall consider the origins of these ideologies in early modern political theory and shall afford special attention to the connection between thought and politics. Authors may include John Locke, Adam Smith, Edmund Burke, Alexis de Tocqueville, Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche, John Rawls, Michel Foucault, Michael Oakeshott, and Friedrich Hayek. 3 hrs. lect. (Political Theory)
Subject:
Political Science
Department:
Political Science
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
EUR PHL SOC

Sections

Fall 2013

PSCI0204A-F13 Lecture (Callanan)