PSCI182 - CONTEMPORARY POL.THOUGHT

This course is intended as a general introduction to political theory since 1900, examining prominent theorists of politics including Max Weber, Hannah Arendt, Carl Schmitt, Isaiah Berlin, Jurgen Habermas, John Rawls, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida. Our theme for the Fall 2012 course will be: The Disenchantment of the World? Topics include: the nature of the the political and the concern, particular to the last century, that politics is itself under attack; the spread of liberal democracy across the globe and a critical appraisal of the moral meaning of this regime; contemporary theories of social justice; and an exploration of various issues pertaining to violence and the politics of security.
Section 001 - LEC
MW 1000AM-1100AM
HIRSCHMANN, NANCY
MCNEIL BUILDING 286-7
Section 201 - REC
R 0130PM-0230PM
ELHAJIBRAHIM, SAMAH
CLAIRE M. FAGIN HALL (NURSING 103
Section 202 - REC
R 0300PM-0400PM
ELHAJIBRAHIM, SAMAH
DAVID RITTENHOUSE LAB 4N30
Section 203 - REC
R 1030AM-1130AM
ELHAJIBRAHIM, SAMAH
DAVID RITTENHOUSE LAB 3N6

University of Pennsylvania
208 S. 37th Street, Room 217
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6215
Phone: (215) 898-7641

Anne Norton Chair
Matthew Levendusky Graduate Chair
Marc Meredith Undergraduate Chair