Junior Colloquium: Contemporary Social and Political Theory|
This colloquium examines a number of major 20th-century social and political theorists. Thinkers might include Hannah Arendt, Jurgen Habermas, John Rawls, Franz Fanon, Ludwig Von Mises, Frank Knight, Milton Friedman, and Michel Foucault. The colloquium will be framed around some central concepts of social and political analysis within their historical context. Topic areas might include human rights, the public and private sphere, human action and social structure, freedom, and the nature of politics. In addition, the colloquium will explore the various ways the social sciences have employed key concepts and have interpreted the self-understanding of social actors.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSS)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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Prerequisites: (CSS220 AND CSS230 AND CSS240)
This course is the Junior Colloquium in the CSS, and is limited to CSS juniors.
Students will automatically be enrolled in this course by CSS. Disregard the comment below regarding submitting a drop/add request for this course.
|Instructor(s): Fay,Brian C. Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: PAC104; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 30
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
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