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POL2041Y1Y L0101

Undergraduate Course Code: POL407Y1Y L0101

The Politics of Origins


What are the implications of accounts of human beginnings for our understanding of political life? We compare the book of Genesis with such appropriate counterparts from the classical and modern western traditions as Hesiod’s Theogony, Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things, and Rousseau’s Second Discourse.