Sophomore Colloquium: Modern Social Theory|
|Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory|
|Course Cluster: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Certificate|
This colloquium examines a number of competing conceptual frameworks in the social sciences derived from major political philosophers and social theorists, such as Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Marx, Durkheim, Weber, and Freud.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSCT)(CSS)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
T. Hobbes, LEVIATHAN, Broadview Press;
I. Kant, POLITICAL WRITINGS, Cambridge;
J. Locke, SECOND TREATISE OF GOVERNMENT, Hackett;
J. Locke, A LETTER CONCERNING TOLERATION, Hackett;
J. Bentham, AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND LEGISLATION, Prometheus;
Rousseau, FUNDAMENTAL POLITICAL WRITINGS, Broadview;
M. Wollstonecraft, VINDICATIONS, Broadview;
K. Marx, THE MARX-ENGELS READER, Norton;
Nietzsche, THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS, Hackett;
E. Durkheim, DIVISION OF LABOR, Free Press;
JS Mill, ON LIBERTY, Hackett
M. Weber, THE VOCATION LECTURES, Hackett
|Examination and Assignments: |
Short (2-3 pages) weekly papers and quizzes; two 5-6 page papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course is only open to CSS Sophomores.
Newly admitted majors will be instructed on the enrollment of this course by CSS.
|Instructor(s): Chakravarti,Sonali Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: PAC422; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 30
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