Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 209

Modern Political Thought


Description

What should the state do and what should it keep out of? Focussing on key debates in modern political theory, topics will vary year from year and may include political authority and the rule of law; freedom, coercion, and manipulation; indigenous rights and the welfare state; paternalism; the ethics of war, global justice and feminism.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for POLITICS 209.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

POLITICS 209: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations and 30 points in the BA


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