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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 231
Title Introduction to Political Theory
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1451 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 9:25am - 10:40am MH-346 Elizabeth P Coughlan


A survey of the history of political theory. Intended to introduce students to the major theoretical answers to fundamental questions of political life. Readings may include selections from Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Tocqueville, Marx and Nietzsche. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credits for POL300 or POL302.