Philosophy and Politics in Modern Western European Thought

History 280B.001

Fall 2006
Instructor: 
Jay
Location: 
125 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
M 2-4
CCN: 
39684
Units: 
Units

This seminar will explore the ways in which philosophy and politics have been intertwined in the thought of prominent European thinkers of the past two centuries. Conservative, liberal, socialist and fascist considerations of the relationship between theory and praxis will be examined. We will read works by, among others, Kant, Hegel, Mill, Marx, Nietzsche, Lukâˆ_°cs, Heidegger, Schmitt, Arendt, and Habermas.

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