POLS3065 - Pol Thought:Agririan to Cosmop


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Pol Thought:Agririan to Cosmop

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This course examines the political theories that have shaped cultural, economic, and institutional development in the modern West. By reading classic philosophical texts written by some of histories most influential thinkers, the course focuses on the transition from an agriculturally grounded society, to today's modern democratic political and economic systems. The course readings focus on the works of Machiavelli, Rousseau, Smith, Madison, Nietzsche, Marx, and Weber. Prerequisite(s): POLS 1101 and ENGL 1102 with a minimum grade of C.