POLI 433 History of Political/Social Theory 3 (3 credits)

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Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)


Political Science : Early modern political philosophy, from Luther to Rousseau and Burke. Resistance theories of the 16th century, Hobbes and Locke, the Enlightenment and the French Revolution. Twentieth century work on concepts developed in this period such as rights, revolution, legitimacy, democracy, authority and liberty.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Abizadeh, Arash (Fall)

  • Prerequisite: POL1 231 or 232 or 333 or 334 or written permission

  • Note: The field is Political Theory