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POLS 240 - Political Ideas and Imagination (4)


An introduction to classic works of political thought and the way ideas can be used to understand the political world. Close readings of select ancient, modern, and contemporary political thinkers explore such issues as the nature of politics. What is political power? What makes for a just political order? What is the relation between ends and means in politics? And what role ought citizens to play in a democratic society? Every year.