Spring 2021

The Political Theory of Liberalism

Listed in: Political Science, as POSC-211

Faculty

Thomas L. Dumm (Section 01)

Description

This course is a survey of Western liberal political theory from its 17th-century origins through some of its contemporary expressions. Among the thinkers whose works we may read are Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Mary Wollstonecraft, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Stuart Mill, Isaiah Berlin, John Rawls, Stanley Cavell, and Judith Shklar.

Spring semester. Professor Dumm.

If Overenrolled: Priority given to political science majors. Others admitted to balance by class year and major.

Keywords

Attention to Speaking

Offerings

2020-21: Offered in Spring 2021
Other years: Offered in Spring 2013, Fall 2015, Spring 2019