Jun 02, 2023  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLI 160 - Foundations of Political Theory

An examination of the evolution of influential political concepts and theories from ancient cultures to the present day, by those writing in/from/to the West. Introduction through textual analysis to historical and contemporary understandings of key terms such as authority, legitimacy, liberty, republicanism, democracy, revolution and “the good.” Additionally, the course provides an introduction to political theory methods of analysis and critique, through the development of skills in reading, critical thinking, and writing. Every year (4 Credits)