Contemporary Political Phil
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Division: The New School for Social Research
Course Number: GPHI 6656
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: Yes
The theme of this course will be Political Concepts (stealing the idea from the local journal of that name). It will focus in a number of concepts that (a) play a key role in understanding contemporary political realities, and (b) have attracted innovative and exciting work by leading theorists. Concepts to be discussed might include: the political (as distinguished from politics); the politics of space and time (including deterritorialization, social acceleration); power and violence; sovereignty; populism; the limits of democracy.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Not open to Undergraduate students.