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Hobbes, Locke, Rawls and the Social Contract: An Introduction to Political Theory (Tuesday 2-4pm)

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Dates of Event
24th April 2018 – 22nd May 2018
Last Booking Date for this Event
1st May 2018
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Description

Several political philosophers since Thomas Hobbes and John Locke in the seventeenth century have advanced the idea of a social contract in order to explain the existence and legitimacy of the state. We will examine these claims, as well as the criticisms and counter-arguments of what is called contractarianism. For those approaching the formal study of politics for the first time, the course will also serve as an introduction to the study of political theory.

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5

Course Leader

Dr Anthony Williams

 

CRN 21456\CEPD5036

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Course Fee: Full Fee: £49 | Reduced: £39 |Concession: £25

 

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