Graduate Course Code: POL2061H1F L0101
Studies in Civic Republicanism
This course will investigate Augustine's unusual development of the republican political traditions he inherited from Cicero, Sallust, Livy, and other theorists of Roman civic virtue.
Augustine, City of God and Augustine, Political Writings.
Format and Requirements
One two-hour seminar per week. We will begin with some lectures on Harrington; seminars on Hobbes, Harrington, and potentially other 17th-century republican thinkers thereafter.
POL200Y1 or POL200Y5 or (POLC70H3, POLC71H3) or POL320Y1 or POL320Y5 or permission of the instructor