2017-2018 Catalog

POLS 251 European Political Thought: From Plato to Machiavelli

The ideas of justice, obligation, freedom, and the good state in Plato and Aristotle; history and equality in the Old and New Testaments; Roman theories of law and politics; Christianity and the role of the state in St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas; Machiavelli on political power and political regeneration.


4 units