Jan 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

POLS 2315 - Introduction to Western Political Thought

A first study of the major themes dealing with political theory and the construction of “government.” A critical examination of the major views of and approaches to political behavior from the time of Plato through philosophers such as Karl Marx. Included is the examination of the political theory of Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Jean-Jacque Rousseau, and Karl Marx among others. PHIL 2030 is cross-listed with POLS 2315.

Prerequisite: ENGL 0989 (when required)