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Politics

POLI 203 (AR) Themes in Political Theory (1)

This course examines central themes in the field of political theory. Students will examine such topics as the importance of order and authority, the tension between faith and reason, and the relationship between tradition and notions of progress through analysis of vital texts in the field of political theory. Emphasis will be placed on the interplay between such themes and contemporary political issues.

Mode of Inquiry: Analyzing Arguments, Reasons, and Values

  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Gutterman, Basu