Duke University Political Science

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Fall 2014

Course Title Instructor Section Time Room
POLSCI 105S
Doc Exper: A Video Appr 1 01 W 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Bridges 104

Course Description

A documentary approach to the study of local communities through video production projects assigned by the course instructor. Working closely with these groups, students explore issues or topics of concern to the community. Students complete an edited video as their final project. Not open to students who have taken this course as Film/Video/Digital 105S. Instructor: Hawkins
POLSCI 108
Intro To African Studies 1 01 MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM East Duke 204B

Course Description

A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism and pan-Africanism, imperialism and colonialism, genocide and famine, development and democratization, art and music, age and gender. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 110
Comp Appr Global Issues 1 01 MWF 01:40 PM-02:40 PM Biddle 104

Course Description

Introduction to critical transnational studies through several disciplinary approaches. Examines capitalism and neo-liberal globalization and their relationships to culture, politics, economics, and other social forms and outcomes; considers transnationalism "from below"; addresses linear and Western-centric thinking about progress and modernity; focuses a historical lens on political discourses, institutions, and projects to understand them contextually; demonstrates how cultures and identities are dynamically constituted in interaction with historical, material, political, and situational factors; considers how different inequalities and contestations inflect most social formations. Instructor: Campoamor or Namakkal
POLSCI 115
Rules Of Power 1 01 MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Allen 103

Course Description

Formation of states out of tribal societies; predatory and self-limiting rules; rule of law; forms of non-democratic political organization: military, personal, single party rule; democracy and transitions to democracy; institutional components of democratic rule: presidential and parliamentary executives; legislatures and their task structures (debate, oversight, law preparation, budgeting); electoral laws and political parties; veto-institutions: judicial control, federal delegation of authority to political subsidiaries; consequences of institutional choice: economic performance, political regime support. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 125D
Development Politic & Practice 1 001 TuTh 10:20 AM-11:10 AM Social Sciences 124

Course Description

Introduces intellectual tools for understanding why development varies across the globe and practical tools for designing and evaluating foreign aid programs. Course focuses on foundations for sustained development, including geography, historical legacies, technological innovation and political institutions, and practical challenges associated with aid programming aimed at promoting development. Also explores how international donors work, what constitutes a good development program, and how to evaluate whether a development project "works". Instructor: Wibbels
POLSCI 125D
Development Politic & Practice 1 01D F 10:20 AM-11:10 AM Social Sciences 107

Course Description

Introduces intellectual tools for understanding why development varies across the globe and practical tools for designing and evaluating foreign aid programs. Course focuses on foundations for sustained development, including geography, historical legacies, technological innovation and political institutions, and practical challenges associated with aid programming aimed at promoting development. Also explores how international donors work, what constitutes a good development program, and how to evaluate whether a development project "works". Instructor: Wibbels
POLSCI 125D
Development Politic & Practice 1 02D F 12:00 PM-12:50 PM LSRC A155

Course Description

Introduces intellectual tools for understanding why development varies across the globe and practical tools for designing and evaluating foreign aid programs. Course focuses on foundations for sustained development, including geography, historical legacies, technological innovation and political institutions, and practical challenges associated with aid programming aimed at promoting development. Also explores how international donors work, what constitutes a good development program, and how to evaluate whether a development project "works". Instructor: Wibbels
POLSCI 130D
Intro To Political Inquiry 1 001 MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Gross Hall 103

Course Description

Introduction to the deductive, quantitative, and historical techniques used in empirical inquiry in political science. Examines the study of politics as a social science and explores the assumptions underlying various methodologies used in the field. Reviews methods of measurement, comparison, and the construction of empirical and theoretical models of political phenomena. Intended for students who have taken at least one political science course, but there are no Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 130D
Intro To Political Inquiry 1 01D Th 04:55 PM-05:45 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Introduction to the deductive, quantitative, and historical techniques used in empirical inquiry in political science. Examines the study of politics as a social science and explores the assumptions underlying various methodologies used in the field. Reviews methods of measurement, comparison, and the construction of empirical and theoretical models of political phenomena. Intended for students who have taken at least one political science course, but there are no Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 130D
Intro To Political Inquiry 1 02D Th 06:30 PM-07:20 PM Allen 304I

Course Description

Introduction to the deductive, quantitative, and historical techniques used in empirical inquiry in political science. Examines the study of politics as a social science and explores the assumptions underlying various methodologies used in the field. Reviews methods of measurement, comparison, and the construction of empirical and theoretical models of political phenomena. Intended for students who have taken at least one political science course, but there are no Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 130D
Intro To Political Inquiry 1 03D F 10:20 AM-11:10 AM Social Sciences 109

Course Description

Introduction to the deductive, quantitative, and historical techniques used in empirical inquiry in political science. Examines the study of politics as a social science and explores the assumptions underlying various methodologies used in the field. Reviews methods of measurement, comparison, and the construction of empirical and theoretical models of political phenomena. Intended for students who have taken at least one political science course, but there are no Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 130D
Intro To Political Inquiry 1 04D F 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Perkins 085

Course Description

Introduction to the deductive, quantitative, and historical techniques used in empirical inquiry in political science. Examines the study of politics as a social science and explores the assumptions underlying various methodologies used in the field. Reviews methods of measurement, comparison, and the construction of empirical and theoretical models of political phenomena. Intended for students who have taken at least one political science course, but there are no Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 145
Intro To Political Economy 1 01 MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM White 107

Course Description

Introduction to history of political economy. Three components: (1) history of economic thought as outgrowth of moral philosophy; (2) microeconomics and price theory; (3) macroeconomics and monetary policy. Intended as an economics course for non-majors. No Instructor: Munger
POLSCI 160D
Intro To Ir: Sec, Peace & Conf 1 001 TuTh 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Gross Hall 103

Course Description

Same as Political Science 160 except instruction is provided in two lectures and one small discussion meeting each week. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 160D
Intro To Ir: Sec, Peace & Conf 1 01D F 10:20 AM-11:10 AM Gross Hall 105

Course Description

Same as Political Science 160 except instruction is provided in two lectures and one small discussion meeting each week. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 160D
Intro To Ir: Sec, Peace & Conf 1 02D F 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Gross Hall 111

Course Description

Same as Political Science 160 except instruction is provided in two lectures and one small discussion meeting each week. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 160D
Intro To Ir: Sec, Peace & Conf 1 03D Th 04:55 PM-05:45 PM Gross Hall 105

Course Description

Same as Political Science 160 except instruction is provided in two lectures and one small discussion meeting each week. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 160D
Intro To Ir: Sec, Peace & Conf 1 04D Th 06:30 PM-07:20 PM Gross Hall 105

Course Description

Same as Political Science 160 except instruction is provided in two lectures and one small discussion meeting each week. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 175FS
Freedom And Responsibility 1 01 MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Social Sciences 109

Course Description

Conflicting visions of freedom and responsibility that characterize the modern world; the possibility of leading ethical lives in the face of conflicting demands that a complex vision of the good engenders. Readings include Luther, Hobbes, Locke, Rosseau, Marx, Kant, and Jack London. Course aims to be an intense introduction to Western philosophical ideas of freedom and responsibility. Instructor: Gillespie
POLSCI 176FS
Just Thinking 1 01 TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Crowell 108

Course Description

Examines the role of human rights and global justice in world politics. We will consider questions such as whether human rights are universal, what role human rights and global justice should be play in U.S. foreign policy, which strategies are most effective in promoting human rights and global justice, and which risk inciting backlash. The course will cover topics including civil and political rights; economic, social and cultural rights; genocide, torture, humanitarian intervention, and the international criminal court. Instructor: Katzenstein
POLSCI 180FS
Nature Of Freedom 1 01 MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Carr 241

Course Description

An examination, drawing on great works of political and economic thought, of ideal and real regimes to evaluate two opposed positions: that hierarchy and some form of imposed coercive organization are essential to liberty and human self-realization, and that the most important kinds of order and action in human societies are spontaneous and voluntary. Close scrutiny and interpretation of texts on religion and historical arguments. Readings include Aristotle, Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and other classic texts. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor: Gillespie
POLSCI 185FS
The Politics Of Language 1 01 TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Carr 135

Course Description

Examines the political role of language in societies as diverse as China, India, the former Soviet Union, the UK and the US. Looks at how state and non-state actors influence citizens' language practices, and their beliefs about language. Drawing on political theory, sociology and sociolinguistics, we look at how language policies reflect and produce sociopolitical realities. Topics covered include migration, citizenship, nationalism and decolonization. Open to students in the Focus Program only. Instructor: Price
POLSCI 187FS
American Democracy 1 01 TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Keohane 4D 201 SEM

Course Description

Analysis of American democracy: rooted in stirring sentences ("all men are created equal."), yet knowingly designed imperfectly. How have American political institutions been created and recreated? Is "a more perfect union" possible or illusory? How can we reconcile politics that often expands political opportunities for citizens, yet leads politicians to a shutdown they claim they did not want? Open only to students in the FOCUS Program. Instructor consent required. Instructor: Aldrich
POLSCI 188FS
Amer Perspec On Citizenship 1 01 MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Carr 240

Course Description

An overview of American perspectives on citizenship. Explores ongoing controversies about the influence of liberalism and republicanism on American conceptions of citizenship, whether American individualism threatens civic duty, whether civil disobedience is justified, whether there are certain values and experiences that all American citizens should share, and whether national identities are relevant in an increasingly global world. Open only to students in the FOCUS Program. Director of Undergraduate Studies consent required. Instructor: Hanagan
POLSCI 190FS
Sp Topics In Focus Program 1 01 TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Carr 240

Course Description

Open only to students in the Focus Program. Topics differ by semester. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 205
Racial/eth Minorities Amer Pol 1 01 TuTh 04:40 PM-05:55 PM Soc/Psych 126

Course Description

The politics of four of the United States principal racial minority groups -- blacks, Latinos, Asians, and American Indians. Instructor: McClain
POLSCI 232
Introduction To Terrorism 1 01 WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Soc/Psych 129

Course Description

Nature of terrorist organizations and government responses to them. Includes analysis of different aspects of terrorism: historical, social, cultural, economic, political, religious context; determinants of terrorism at state and individual level; organizational structure of terrorist groups' weapons and tactics; mobilization and recruitment within terror networks; terrorist finance; methods of counterterrorism. Details different methods of study of terrorism. Instructor: Siegel
POLSCI 233
Nuclear Weapons 1 01 MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM Gray 228

Course Description

Implication of nuclear weapons to U.S. foreign policy and international politics. Topics include basic science of nuclear fission and fusion, history of nuclear proliferation, theory of nuclear deterrence, evolution of U.S. nuclear posture during and after Cold War, and case studies of other nuclear proliferation with detailed coverage of North Korea and Iran. Emphasis in readings and assignments will be placed on being able to understand how these weapons apply to theories of international relations and foreign policy and on being able to make causal inferences regarding their importance. Instructor: Beardsley
POLSCI 235S
Comparative Urban Politics 1 01 M 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Gross Hall 104

Course Description

Duke Immerse Seminar. A comparative examination and analysis of urban governance in South Africa and the U.S. Examines potential consequences of persistent racial and class disparities for housing and neighborhoods, public health, education, community infrastructure, and general economic and social development. Specific attention to how the physical layout, government structures, politics, culture, and the civil society of cities and urban areas may both promote and hinder human development and social justice. Instructor consent required. Instructor: Haynie and Lawrence
POLSCI 236S
Research In Urban Politics 1 01 Tu 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Gross Hall 104

Course Description

Duke Immerse Seminar. Advanced research and writing seminar. Participants produce a 30-40 page research paper based on field work and archival research experiences in Durham and an approved South African city. Includes tutorials in research design and comparative research methods. There is a required field work component of the course which entails a two-week trip to South Africa. Students will collect data, do interviews, visit municipals offices, and or spend time at NGOs in Pietermaritzburg. Instructor consent required. Instructor: Haynie and Lawrence
POLSCI 242
Campaigns And Elections 1 01 WF 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Soc/Psych 129

Course Description

The campaign process, voting and elections in the United States, with emphasis on the varying role of media in campaigns. The nomination and election process; focus on the critical evaluation of various empirical models of voting behavior in presidential and congressional elections and the impact of election outcomes on the content and direction of public policy in various historical eras in American politics. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 249
Denial, Faith, Reason 1 01 W 04:40 PM-07:10 PM Smith 101

Course Description

Provides historical overview and working understanding of concept of sustainability. Explores how sustainability relates to most aspects of our lives. Examines core ethical concepts, developing models to get on path of sustainable living. Instructor: Philipsen
POLSCI 268
Politics And Literature 1 01 TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Carr 136

Course Description

The enduring questions of ethical and political issues and controversies as expressed in political philosophy and politics and as illustrated in literature. Comparative historical, literary, and philosophical analysis. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 272
Human Rights-theory/prac 1 01 TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM White 107

Course Description

The nature and value of human rights; examining some major debates over their status and meaning and assessing the role which the idea of human rights has played in changing lives, practices, and institutions. Questions considered include: whether commitments to human rights depend on a belief in moral truth; whether the idea of universal human rights makes sense in a culturally diverse world; and what forms of social action are most likely to achieve respect for human rights. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 275
Left, Right, And Center 1 01 WF 11:45 AM-01:00 PM Old Chem 201

Course Description

Analysis of liberalism, conservatism, socialism, and their diverse conceptions of justice, freedom, community, and equality. Exploration of how these political philosophies interpret various social, religious, and political issues. The origins of these ideologies in early modern European thought. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 277D
The Ethics Of War 1 001 MW 03:20 PM-04:10 PM Soc/Psych 126

Course Description

Examines ethical questions of war: 1) when are you justified in taking up arms and killing others?; 2) what limits, if any, does morality place on how wars can be prosecuted?; 3) what is required of combatants in the aftermath of conflict?; 4) how do the existence of international laws and institutions affect our answers to these questions? Will also consider the ethical dilemmas raised by the following issues: preemptive invasions, terrorism, cyber and nuclear weapons, and unmanned drones. Readings include classic and modern works of just war theory. Instructor: Kirshner
POLSCI 277D
The Ethics Of War 1 01D F 10:20 AM-11:10 AM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Examines ethical questions of war: 1) when are you justified in taking up arms and killing others?; 2) what limits, if any, does morality place on how wars can be prosecuted?; 3) what is required of combatants in the aftermath of conflict?; 4) how do the existence of international laws and institutions affect our answers to these questions? Will also consider the ethical dilemmas raised by the following issues: preemptive invasions, terrorism, cyber and nuclear weapons, and unmanned drones. Readings include classic and modern works of just war theory. Instructor: Kirshner
POLSCI 277D
The Ethics Of War 1 02D F 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Examines ethical questions of war: 1) when are you justified in taking up arms and killing others?; 2) what limits, if any, does morality place on how wars can be prosecuted?; 3) what is required of combatants in the aftermath of conflict?; 4) how do the existence of international laws and institutions affect our answers to these questions? Will also consider the ethical dilemmas raised by the following issues: preemptive invasions, terrorism, cyber and nuclear weapons, and unmanned drones. Readings include classic and modern works of just war theory. Instructor: Kirshner
POLSCI 277D
The Ethics Of War 1 03D Th 04:55 PM-05:45 PM Social Sciences 107

Course Description

Examines ethical questions of war: 1) when are you justified in taking up arms and killing others?; 2) what limits, if any, does morality place on how wars can be prosecuted?; 3) what is required of combatants in the aftermath of conflict?; 4) how do the existence of international laws and institutions affect our answers to these questions? Will also consider the ethical dilemmas raised by the following issues: preemptive invasions, terrorism, cyber and nuclear weapons, and unmanned drones. Readings include classic and modern works of just war theory. Instructor: Kirshner
POLSCI 310
Pol Analy Pub Pol Making 1 001 - TBA

Course Description

Analysis of the political and organizational processes which influence the formulation and implementation of public policy. Alternative models. Instructor: Goss, Jentleson, or Krishna
POLSCI 310
Pol Analy Pub Pol Making 1 01D - TBA

Course Description

Analysis of the political and organizational processes which influence the formulation and implementation of public policy. Alternative models. Instructor: Goss, Jentleson, or Krishna
POLSCI 310
Pol Analy Pub Pol Making 1 02D - TBA

Course Description

Analysis of the political and organizational processes which influence the formulation and implementation of public policy. Alternative models. Instructor: Goss, Jentleson, or Krishna
POLSCI 310
Pol Analy Pub Pol Making 1 03 WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Sanford 04

Course Description

Analysis of the political and organizational processes which influence the formulation and implementation of public policy. Alternative models. Instructor: Goss, Jentleson, or Krishna
POLSCI 310
Pol Analy Pub Pol Making 1 07D Th 10:05 AM-10:55 AM Rubenstein 151

Course Description

Analysis of the political and organizational processes which influence the formulation and implementation of public policy. Alternative models. Instructor: Goss, Jentleson, or Krishna
POLSCI 310
Pol Analy Pub Pol Making 1 08D Th 03:20 PM-04:10 PM Sanford 102

Course Description

Analysis of the political and organizational processes which influence the formulation and implementation of public policy. Alternative models. Instructor: Goss, Jentleson, or Krishna
POLSCI 310
Pol Analy Pub Pol Making 1 09D Th 12:00 PM-12:50 PM Sanford 03

Course Description

Analysis of the political and organizational processes which influence the formulation and implementation of public policy. Alternative models. Instructor: Goss, Jentleson, or Krishna
POLSCI 311
Political Polarization 1 01 MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM Keohane 4B 402 SEM

Course Description

Examines various conceptions of polarization; forces that led to recent apparent rise in polarization; the consequences of polarization for governance, civil discourse, political conflict. Instructor: Rohde
POLSCI 313
Global Protest 1 01 MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM Friedl Bdg 107

Course Description

Study of primary models and theories of social movements developed in fields of Sociology and Political Science. Readings provide vocabulary and conceptual framework for understanding how people organize, how social movements use media, role of leadership, meaning of success, and several other basic issues. Focus on social movements of last few decades. Students will conduct group projects on a selected contemporary social movement. Contemporary social movements considered include Occupy, 15M movement in Spain, Gezi Park encampment in Turkey, urban protests in Brazil, and Arab Spring uprisings. Instructor: Hardt
POLSCI 319
Us Comparative State Politics 1 01 W 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Gross Hall 104

Course Description

Intensive comparative examination of government, political cultures, and politics in the American States, including institutions (governors, legislatures, courts), history of federalism, policies, practices, and diverse cultural factors such as class, race, ethnicity, gender, religion, urban-rural-suburban residencies that affect state politics. Duke Immerse students only. Instructor consent required. Instructor; Haynie
POLSCI 329S
Politics In Violence 1 01 TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Gross Hall 104

Course Description

Exploration of the role of violence in politics. What is the role of violence in the formation and consolidation of states? What is the relationship between violence and political regimes? In-depth analysis of the varieties of political violence in contemporary world: terrorism, coups, riots, wars, protest violence, revolutions. Combination of theoretical analysis and empirical exploration of cases. Exploration of non-violent forms of resistance and protest. Reading responses and final research paper required. Instructor: Balcells
POLSCI 330
Quant Pol Inquiry And Eval 1 01 MW 04:40 PM-05:55 PM Social Sciences 124

Course Description

Theory and practice of causal inference in political science research and policy impact evaluation. Students master how to test hypotheses and evaluate the substantive impacts of policy treatments using regression, experimental and survey techniques. Also develop skills in software applications such as Stata and R. Assigned texts assist learning of both the quantitative methods and how they are applied in practice and assignments emphasize practical applications. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 331
Prisoner's Dilemma/distr Justi 1 01 MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM Gray 228

Course Description

Economic, political, and philosophical perspectives on distribution justice and the problems in each discipline raised by variations on the prisoner's dilemma. Classic texts include Hobbes and Hume, Smith and Mill, Rawls and Nozick. Gateway course to the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics certificate program. Suggested Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 331
Prisoner's Dilemma/distr Justi 1 02 MW 04:40 PM-05:55 PM Gray 228

Course Description

Economic, political, and philosophical perspectives on distribution justice and the problems in each discipline raised by variations on the prisoner's dilemma. Classic texts include Hobbes and Hume, Smith and Mill, Rawls and Nozick. Gateway course to the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics certificate program. Suggested Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 332
Games And Politics 1 01 TuTh 04:40 PM-05:55 PM Soc/Psych 130

Course Description

Applications of modern decision theory to the study of political science. Topics include: individual decision theory and rational choice; game theory and human interaction; and social choice theory and the mechanisms by which individual choices are aggregated into collective choices. Political institutions such as voting rules, legislatures, parties, and hierarchy, alternative voting methods and political institutions, and how societies solve some practical distributive problems. Although course has no mathematical Instructor: Niou
POLSCI 338
Political Economy Of Se Asia 1 01 MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM Allen 103

Course Description

Course studies the history, political institutions, and economic development of South East Asia. Topics include the history of the region including the pre-colonial period, forms of colonialism, the impact of World War II, the struggles for independence, nationalism, and communism, and the impact of the Asian Financial Crisis; tools of political economy to place the countries in a broader comparative perspective; and issues of great powers in South East Asia and the growing influence of political Islam in the region. Instructor: Malesky
POLSCI 343S
The U.s. Border 1 01 TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Sanford 102

Course Description

Examines the challenges and opportunities of the U.S. border from a geopolitical perspective. Detailed review of how the current U.S. boundaries were set, and how this shapes current attitudes and conflicts. Assessment of various means of border control, including visa issues, border walls and port of entry screening. Cultural and historical comparison of two borderlands, Seattle-Vancouver and San Diego-Tijuana, and the EU experience. Overall course theme: Can the border effectively and ethically screen noxious elements without blocking legitimate and necessary travel and trade. Specific skills taught: policy memo writing and oral briefing strategies. Instructor: Kelly
POLSCI 349
Pol Econ Of Latin America 1 01 TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM Social Sciences 124

Course Description

Study of interaction between politics and economies in Latin America with central emphasis on political correlates of alternative strategies of economic development, the impact of global economic forces on domestic policy choice, and interrelationships among political institutions, electoral choice, public policy, and economic performance. Topics include financial meltdowns, market-oriented reform, democratic transitions, ethnic mobilization, and rise of leftist-populism in the region. Readings will combine discussion of specific countries with broader theoretical literature addressing major debates in study of political economy of development. Instructor: Remmer
POLSCI 352S
U.s. Policy In Middle East 1 01 Tu 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Gross Hall 111

Course Description

U.S. foreign policy: Middle East; Arab-Israeli-Palestinian conflict; oil and security; cold war; military cooperation and intervention; aid and democracy promotion; Iran, the Arab Spring; realism vs. liberalism in US foreign policy. Instructor: Maghraoui
POLSCI 378
Marx, Nietzsche, Freud 1 01 TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM LSRC B101

Course Description

A critical examination and assessment of the thought of Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud: revolutionary theory and practice; nihilism and the challenge of overcoming it; the hidden foundations of the self and of culture. Instructor: Morton
POLSCI 381
Greek And Roman Law 1 01 WF 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Physics 047

Course Description

Law of Greece and Rome from the birth of the Greek polis and Rome's Twelve Tables to the Digest of Justinian. Coverage within the chronological boundaries via survey, case-studies, or a combination of both. Topics might include murder trials, political trials, civil law and procedure, family law, delict, religious "laws," oratory, and others. Instructor: Atkins or Sosin
POLSCI 390-2
Spec Top In Pol Institutions 1 01 TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM Crowell 108

Course Description

Special topics in political institutions. Topics vary semester by semester. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 390-2
Spec Top In Pol Institutions 1 05 TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Rubenstein 149

Course Description

Special topics in political institutions. Topics vary semester by semester. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 390S-2
Spec Top In Pol Institutions 1 01 Th 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Languages 312

Course Description

Special Topics in Political Institutions. Same as Political Science 390-2 except in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 390S-2
Spec Top In Pol Institutions 1 02 W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Carr 242

Course Description

Special Topics in Political Institutions. Same as Political Science 390-2 except in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 449
Ppe Capstone 1 01 Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Gray 228

Course Description

Capstone course open only to students in the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics program. Integrates and synthesizes the analytical framework and factual studies provided in other PPE courses. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff
POLSCI 497S-3
Senior Seminar In Spc 1 01 Th 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Gross Hall 111

Course Description

Special topics in security, peace and conflict; open also, if places are available, to qualified juniors who have earned a 3.0 average and obtain the consent of the instructor. Instructor: Staff
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