Jun 27, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

PLSC 367: American Political Thought


(1 Unit)
Prerequisites: PLSC 100 , PLSC 105 .
Explores the history of American political ideas, and how those ideas continue to inform contemporary political thinking. Focuses on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with principal attention given to the Transcendental Movement and the emergence and development of pragmatism. Examines this dominant thread of American thought against the backdrop of liberalism and within the context of four related themes: individualism, equality, community and democracy. Rose.