Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

POSC 260   Foundations of Political Thought (TH)
Credits1
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DistributionSocial Relations,Inst.& Agents
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This introduction to political thought explores the questions: What is a just society? What is the best way of life? The course examines major alternatives from Plato to Nietzsche, as well as recent critics and defenders of American liberal democracy. (TH)