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Key Concepts in Political Thought - GOVT3664

Year - 2018

What enables us as political animals to live together in political communities? This unit examines key concepts underpinning our contemporary political life handed down to us through centuries of political thought; from the Athenian city-state to contemporary reflections on identity. Some of the concepts and problematiques explored may include: the state; sovereignty; the political; liberty; property; the citizen vs. the subject, reasons vs. the passions.

Classes
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week.

Assessment
1x 2000wd Major Essay (40%), 1x 750wd Learning Diary (10%), 1x 2hr Final Exam (40%), 1x Tutorial Partcipation (10%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics OR International Relations OR Politics and International Relations stream or 12 senior credit points in Government and International Relations

Prohibitions

GOVT2616

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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