Contemp Political Theory

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Political Science

Course Number: 
480
Institution: 
Amherst College

[PT] [PT - starting with the Class of 2015] A consideration of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Western political theory. Topics to be considered include the fate of modernity, identity and difference, power, representation, freedom, and the state. This year’s readings may include works by the following authors: Freud, Weber, Benjamin, Heidegger, Arendt, Derrida, Foucault, Berlin, Butler, Connolly, and Agamben. This course fulfills the requirement for an advanced seminar in Political Science.

Limited to 20 students. Spring semester. Professor Dumm.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
POSC-480-01-1213S

Course Sections

Contemp Political Theory
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Thomas Dumm

tldumm@amherst.edu

T 02:30PM-04:30PM

OCTA 200