Classes » POLI 240, Summer 2 2020

Name

Foundations of Western Political Thought

Description

Basic ideas of political thought are analyzed in this course by following the development of citizenship, a vital element of democracy. Should the duties and rights of citizens be minimized to achieve greater individual freedom? How would a definition of citizenship including the experiences and contributions of women and men influence democracy? What obligations do citizens have to future generations and other inhabitants of planet Earth? On what ethical framework should the judgments and actions of citizens be founded? Discussion will be in light of the writings of eminent theorists, such as Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas, Burke, Locke, Pope Leo XIII, Machiavelli, Maistre, Maritain, Mill, Rousseau, and Wollstonecraft.

Credits

3.0

Semester

Summer 2 2020

Instructor

(TBD)

Schedules
  • Mondays, 13:00 to 16:00, Rm 100
  • Wednesdays, 13:00 to 16:00, Rm 100
Capacity

0/50

Tuition

$664.00
This tuition applies to domestic full-time students. Tuitions for international, senior, and auditing students may vary.

Fees

(None)

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POLI 240
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