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Tufts Summer Session for High Schoolers Course & Workshop List

Summer 2018

The list below represents all undergraduate and pre-college courses open to high school students in the Tufts Summer Session for High Schoolers program. Summer Session for High Schoolers is a non-residential program that offers high school students the opportunity to enroll in Tufts University courses. All Courses are available for credit, while Workshops are not offered for credit.

Rising High School Juniors (Class of 2020) and Seniors (Class of 2019) are eligible for all workshops and courses listed. Rising High School Sophomores (Class of 2021) are eligible for all Studio Art Courses & Workshops. Note that courses not listed below are not open to students in this program.

A short application is required before high school students can be enrolled. Apply early to assure your placement in the courses you want!

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Title:   Western Political Thought II      

Course Number:      PS 0042B
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: TBA

Course Description:

Central concepts of modern political thought. The views of those writers who challenged the dominance of Christianity: Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, and others. Some of the main transformations of political thinking that characterized the Enlightenment: the possibility of scientific thinking and reasoning as the basis for human freedom. Nietzsche's critique of the Enlightenment, and the ability to find political principles that are genuinely true or liberating.
  

Instructor: Ioannis Evrigenis           Instructor Website
Class Dates: Monday, Jul 3, 2017 to Thursday, Aug 10, 2017
Day(s): MW           Times: 1:00-4:30 PM                     
Status: Open

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