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 OFGOVERNMENT, Hackett
John Locke, A LETTER CONCERNING TOLERATION, Hackett
J. Rousseau, FUNDAMENTAL POLITICAL WRITINGS, Broadview
Kant, POLITICAL WRITINGS, Cambridge
Mary Wollstonecraft, VINIDICATIONS, Broadview Press
K. Marx, THE MARX-ENGELS READER, Norton
E. Durkheim, THE DIVISION OF LABOR, Free Press
John Stuart Mill, ON LIBERTY, Hackett
Nietzsche, THE GENEALOGY of MORALITY Hackett
Max 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): Moon,J. Donald Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: PAC422; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 30
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|