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Title:   Western Political Thought II      

Course Number:      PHIL 0042A
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: TBA

Course Description:
(Cross-listed as PS 42.) 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

Offered in: First session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 to Friday, Jun 29, 2018
Day(s): TTh           Times: 1:00-4:30 PM
Credit Value: 3          Call Number:      50405

Audit Enroll Option: No                     
Status: Open

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