Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 219

Thinking Revolution: Early-Modern Politics


Description

The course advances understanding of key ideas and thinkers in the development of western political thought c.1600-1800. Ideas include natural law, liberty and rights; republicanism; social contract; law of nations; toleration and Enlightenment; political economy and property; political legitimacy and representation; revolution. Thinkers include Grotius, Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Hume, Rousseau, Smith and Burke.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts


Recommended Reading


Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

POLITICS 219: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations, or 15 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations and 15 points at Stage I in History, or 15 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations and EUROPEAN 100

Corequisites


Restrictions

POLITICS 324


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