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PSCI 4311 [0.5 credit] Political Theories of Democracy and Empire I

An exploration of how ancient and modern conceptions of empire differ and how the pursuit of empire abroad can undermine good government at home in political theories including Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle and Xenophon.
Precludes additional credit for PSCI 4310 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing and (PSCI 2301 and PSCI 2302) or permission of the Department.
Seminar three hours a week.