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PSCI 4312 [0.5 credit] Political Theories of Democracy and Empire II

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 Machiavelli, Hobbes, Hegel, Tocqueville and Heidegger.
Precludes additional credit for PSCI 4310 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing, (PSCI 2301 and PSCI 2302) and PSCI 4311 or permission of the Department.
Seminar three hours a week.