Modern Political Thought: Progress Through History
The development of political thought through the 19th and early 20th centuries. Themes include the rise of capitalism and the modern state, the idea of progress, and the limits of modern rationalism. Sequel to POL340H1.
Mill, On Liberty; Hegel, Philosophy of Right; Marx, “On the Jewish Question,” The German Ideology, Communist Manifesto; Nietzsche, Genealogy of Morality; Gandhi, Hind Swaraj
Format and Requirements
Essay; Final Exam
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