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Contemporary Perspectives on Ancient Political Thought POL 311 (4)

Central texts in the ancient political thought of the west, as well as important and controversial contemporary perspectives on these texts. In addition to texts by Plato and Aristotle, students will examine commentaries by Allan Bloom, Jacques Derrida, Susan Moller Okin, and Martha Nussbaum. Prerequisite: POL 210 and three additional lower division political science units or permission of the department. Students who have taken Selected Topics course POL 319 with this topic may not take this course for further credit.