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MTL 334: Selections in Modern Political Thought (ETHICSOC 432X, POLISCI 432R)

This graduate-level seminar explores selections from the canon of Western political thought from the late fifteenth through nineteenth centuries. Throughout the course, we will engage in close textual readings of individual thinkers and consider some of the larger questions raised by political modernity. The Fall 2015 offering of the course will focus on the three modern social contract thinkers: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; McQueen, A. (PI)

MTL 334B: Concepts of Modernity II: Culture, Aesthetics, and Society in the Age of Globalization (COMPLIT 334B, ENGLISH 334B)

Emphasis on world-system theory, theories of coloniality and power, and aesthetic modernity/postmodernity in their relation to culture broadly understood.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Rasberry, V. (PI)
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