POLS 310 Pillars of Western Political Thought: Plato to Machiavelli
Content: Great works of political philosophy from ancient Greece and Rome, early Christianity, and the Renaissance. Themes include the foundations of morality and justice, the role of hierarchy in politics, and the role of politics in cultivating human excellence. Works may include Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War; Plato's Apology, Crito, and Republic; Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Politics; Augustine's City of God; and Machiavelli's The Prince, among others.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Annually, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.
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