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The Nature of Politics

4 sem. hrs. Introduces political theory and its contributions to the study of politics by considering problems of citizenship in different regimes. Examines both classic texts of political philosophy (including Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and Marx) and the writings and speeches of political actors (both real and in fiction and film).

Course details

  • Course number: POLS-103
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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