Fall/Winter Timetable

POL320H1F L5101

Modern Political Thought: Freedom and Equality


The development of political thought from the 18th century to the Age of Democratic Revolutions. Among the thinkers studied are Rousseau, Kant, Burke, and Wollstonecraft. Prequel to POL341H1.


Rousseau, Second Discourse and On Social Contract: Kant, “What is Enlightenment?”; Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France; Wollstonecraft, Vindications of the Rights of Woman.

Format and Requirements

Essay; Final exam.