Fall/Winter Timetable

POL485H1S L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2027H1S L0101

Topics in Political Thought II

Montaigne

Themes

This seminar is devoted to a study of a select number of essays of Montaigne (1580). Through a combination of lectures, presentations and discussion we will explore some of the key themes of the text as well as various classical influences on Montaigne and his legacy for contemporary liberal-democratic thought.

Texts

Montaigne, The Complete Essays (London: Penguin, 1987).

Format and Requirements

One two-hour seminar per week, requirements TBA

Prerequisites

POL200Y1/?POL200Y5/(POLC70H3, POLC71H3)