2017-2018 Catalog

POLS 253 European Political Thought: From Nietzsche to the Present

Nietzsche on nihilism power art and the creation of value; Durkheim on community and anomie; bureaucracy and authority in Weber; Freud on civilization's discontents; the Marxisms of Lenin and Gramsci; Heidegger's thoughts on Being; the existentialism of Sartre; the feminism of de Beauvoir; Marcuse Habermas and the Frankfurt School; Foucault and theories of power.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Regional Focus