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2015-2016 Catalog

GOVT 243 Ancient and Medieval Political Theory

This course concentrates on Greek political thought in the forms of tragedy, history, and philosophy. The nature of democracy, equality, power, limits, gender, and justice are explored in texts by Aeschylus or Sophocles, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and selections from the Old and New Testaments. [W]