Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    Nov 12, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020

POL 321 - Modern Political Philosophy

(3) Students examine modern political philosophy, ranging from Machiavelli to social contract theorists such as Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau. This course analyzes modern theorists who argue that political right is grounded in history, or will, such as Kant, Hegel, and Marx. The question of political legitimacy runs throughout the course, “Is any form of political rule legitimate, and if so, why?”

Prerequisites: POL 207 .
When Offered
Odd fall semesters.