2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

POL 314 - American Political Thought


This course is an introduction to many of the major thinkers, traditions and themes in the history of American political thought. The course explores the degree to which these thinkers and intellectual traditions influenced the development of American political institutions. Special attention is paid to thinkers who were also political actors, including the Founders and Lincoln. Intellectuals and philosophers such as Emerson, Melville, Veblen, James, Du Bois, Dewey and Rorty are also covered.
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Credits: 3