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Introduction to Political Philosophy

        

Introduction to Political Philosophy

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"This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three broad themes that are central to understanding political life are focused upon: the polis experience (Plato, Aristotle), the sovereign state (Machiavelli, Hobbes), constitutional government (Locke), and democracy (Rousseau, Tocqueville). The way in which different political philosophies have given expression to... More
Material Type: Online Course
Date Added to MERLOT: October 17, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 02, 2012
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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Language: English
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