Sophomore Colloquium: Modern Social Theory|
|Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory|
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
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
T. Hobbes, Leviathan, Broadview Press
J. Bentham, An Introduction to the Principles of Moral and Legislation, Prometheus
John Locke, Second Treatise of Government, Hackett
John Locke, A Letter Concerning Toleration, Hackett
J. Rousseau, The Discourses, Cambridge
J. Rousseau, The Social Contract, Cambridge
Kant, Political Writings, Cambridge
K. Marx, The Marx-Engels Reader, Norton
E. Durkheim, The Division of Labor, Free Press
Nietzsche, The Genealogy of Morality, Hackett
Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Routledge
S. Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents, Norton
|Examinations 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. Disregard the comment below regarding submitting a drop/add request for this course.
|Instructor(s): Moon,J. Donald Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: PAC422; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 30
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