Spring 2012

Contemporary Political Theory

Listed in: Political Science, as POSC-480

Formerly listed as: POSC-43  |  POSC-80

Faculty

Thomas L. Dumm (Section 01)

Description

[PT] A consideration of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Western political theory. Topics to be considered include the fate of modernity, identity and difference, power, representation, freedom, and the state. This year’s readings may include works by the following authors: Freud, Weber, Benjamin, Heidegger, Arendt, Derrida, Foucault, Berlin, Butler, Connolly, and Agamben. This course fulfills the requirement for an advanced seminar in Political Science.

Limited to 20 students. Spring semester. Professor Dumm.

If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to seniors, then juniors, then to sophomores and 5-college students.

Offerings

2014-15: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013
 

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