Syll30210-1 - POLI 302 CLASSICAL AND MEDIEVAL POLITICAL THEORY FALL 2010 TTH 11:00 12:15 Gambrell 005 Professor Jill Frank Office Gambrell 309

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POLI 302 CLASSICAL AND MEDIEVAL POLITICAL THEORY FALL 2010 TTH: 11:00 - 12:15 Gambrell 005 Professor Jill Frank T.A. Alexandra Reckendorf Office: Gambrell 309 Gambrell 306 Phone: 777-7359 Email: [email protected] [email protected] Office Hours: T 2-3; TH 12:30-2, and by appt. TTH 12:30-1:30, and by appt. This course is an introduction to key texts and thinkers in classical and medieval political theory. We read these texts to study the source and authority of law and differing forms of government, as well as the relations between justice and power, politics and morality, and politics and religion. Through the writings of ancient poets, historians, dramatists, and philosophers, and medieval theologians and politicians, we explore these fundamental issues of political theory in their historical context and also with a view to their ongoing relevance for contemporary political life. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to recognize and analyze basic political terminology and concepts; understand the fundamental elements of political society, the methods used in and goals of classical and medieval political theory;
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Syll30210-1 - POLI 302 CLASSICAL AND MEDIEVAL POLITICAL THEORY FALL 2010 TTH 11:00 12:15 Gambrell 005 Professor Jill Frank Office Gambrell 309

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