POL 396 - Seminar in Political Philosophy
Credits: 3 in fall and winter, 4 in spring
Planned Offering: Offered when interest is expressed and departmental resources permit.
Prerequisite: POL 111 or instructor consent. An examination of selected questions and problems in political philosophy and/or political theory. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.
Winter 2015 topic:
POL 396: Technology and the Republic (3). This course examines the role of technology in a republican society. Drawing on philosophical treatises, literature, film, and scientific studies, we examine modern society's relationship with technology and its effects on our political life. Students seek to understand both the theoretical and practical treatment of technology by political thinkers. Topics range from human nature to federal research funding. (SS2) Hale. Winter 2015
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