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Political Science (PSCI)

Department of Political Science Faculty of Public Affairs

PSCI 4305 [1.0 credit]

Contemporary Political Theory

Recent work in political theory, stressing major approaches to the understanding of contemporary political life such as historicism, the sociology of knowledge, positivism, phenomenology, critical theory, existentialism, neo-classicism. Works by such thinkers as Gramsci, Mannheim, Popper, Strauss, Cassirer, Habermas, Sartre, and Voegelin.
Prerequisite: PSCI 2300 or permission of the Department.
Seminar three hours a week.

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