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Honors Forum



Modern Political Thought

Prof. Flagg Taylor 

Political thought of the Renaissance to that of the late nineteenth century. Selected thinkers include Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Wollstonecraft, Hegel, Marx, and Nietzsche. Particular emphasis will be placed on the aspirations of liberalism and the criticism these aspirations inspired. Prerequisite: GO103 or permission of instructor.