Academic Catalog 2016-2017 
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Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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
Even spring semesters.