POLS 100. Ancient Political Thought


This course will consider the development of political thought in the ancient and medieval periods and the emergence of a distinctively modern political outlook. Special attention will be paid to the differences between the way the ancients and the moderns thought about ethics, reason, wisdom, politics, democracy, law, power, justice, the individual, and the community. Key philosophers include Plato, Aristotle, and Hobbes.
Social sciences.
2 credits.
Eligible for INTP
Spring 2023. Thakkar
Catalog chapter: Political Science  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/political-science


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