POLS 547 Sem Amer Polit Thought

An in-depth exposure to major segments of American political thought, with a special emphasis on the emergence of Liberalism. This evolution would be considered in successive courses, as determined by the professor. A possible breakdown might be as follows; relevant English, revolutionary, Constitutional and Whig thought; transcendentalism, the Civil War and individualism, pragmatism; New Deal Liberals and other recent writings.


3 credits