2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

POL 273 Western Political Thought

3 hours 

This course provides an introduction to key theories in the development of Western political thought. Sustained attention will be devoted to consideration of the relevance of the theories we will examine to our own day and society. Authors likely to be discussed include figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Marx, Mill, and Freud.




ENG 101, and GOV 101 or POL 101