Fall/Winter Timetable

POL430Y1Y L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2021Y1Y L0101

Comparative Studies in Jewish and Non-Jewish Political Thought


Our theme this year will be leadership and its problems in Biblical, classical, and modern perspective.


Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy; Xenophon, Anabasis; Rousseau, Discourse on Political Economy.

Format and Requirements

Several essays and a take-home test. Class sessions will run for three and a half hours and will focus on intensive interpretation and discussion of primary texts.


POL200Y1 or POL200Y5 or (POLC70H3 and POLC71H3) or POL320Y1 or POL320Y5 or POL323H1 or POL323Y1 or POL330H1 or POL330Y1 or POL355Y1 or a relevant course in Jewish Studies.