Courses – Philosophy & History of Thought

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GLOBAL POLITICAL THOUGHT

Tony Black

Starts: Thursday 11 November 2.00pm – 4.00pm, 5 weeks

Fees: £40/£35 Code: 05 121

This course led by Prof. Tony Black offers a brief introduction to the major traditions of political thought throughout the world as they are today. These include Western liberalism and democracy, Marxism, Islam, Confucianism and Gandhi.

The class will consider and discuss what is involved in these ideologies, how they evolved, how they relate to each other, and what the implications of these different belief-systems are for international relations. Contribution of ideas and thoughts is encouraged throughout the course.

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