Ancient Political Thought II
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Level: Graduate
Division: The New School for Social Research
Department: Politics
Course Number: GPOL 6695
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: Yes
Topics:
  • Social Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
Description:
In this course, we will explore major political concepts and problems related to the republican doctrine of government, empire, and cosmopolitanism, as they are presented in the texts of ancient authors during the Hellenistic and Roman period. The readings will include the selections from Polybius, the Stoics, Cicero, Seneca, Livy, Sallust, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, and Tacitus.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
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Not open to Undergraduate students.