Units of Study
ITLN3662 - Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Francesco Borghesi
Phone: +61 2 9036 7131
This unit studies Machiavelli as a political strategist, writer, philosopher and observer of his time. Discussion of his and other authors' works will enlighten the social and cultural conditions of literary production, the ideas and debates surrounding philosophy and politics, and topics including sexuality, ethics, the self, and the classical tradition during the Renaissance. This approach aims to provide historical grounding for important issues in contemporary culture. This unit will be taught in English.
1xpresentation (equivalent to 1000wd) (20%), 1x class test (30%), 1x3500wd essay (40%), class participation (10%)
18 junior credit points from Part A of the Table of Units of Study
This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
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