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PSCI 4316 [0.5 credit] Contemporary Political Theory I

Focus on the main currents of political thought in late and post-modernity; the relation between classical and modern philosophy, tyranny and technology, existentialism and nihilism. Thinkers such as Strauss, Kojeve, Nietzsche, Arendt, Heidegger and Schmitt may be read.
Precludes additional credit for PSCI 4305 (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.