Aug 10, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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PSC 303 - Political Philosophy: Plato to Machiavelli


An introduction to ideas of prominent political philosophers beginning with Plato and ending with Machiavelli. Readings from Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Christine de Pizan, Machiavelli and others. Main topics include: the nature of justice, the purpose of political society, the source of law, democracy and other forms of rule, slavery, gender roles, as well as the intersections of ethics, power, and politics. Course Codes: BR. Prerequisites: PHL.Q 101 and PEQ in Social Science. Cross-listed with PHL*303.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: BR. Prerequisites: PHL.Q 101 and PEQ in Social Science. Cross-listed with PHL*303. Term cycle: fall and spring. Yearly cycle: variable offering.

Credits: 3



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