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POLI 2634 Hobbes and Christianity (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

The seminar is an in-depth examination of the historical context for Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan, with a focus on analyzing his explicit intentions behind writing the text. Students will also read other works by Hobbes to see the development of his thinking on the problem of political authority, as well as contemporary and current scholarship and criticism of his ideas.


Instructor(s): Hiroshi Nakazato

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13