Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC1018: Foundations in Political Thinking: From Early Christianity to the Renaissance

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

  • Augustine of Hippo The City of GodAgainst the Pagans (Edited by Bob Dyson 1998) Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
  • Thomas Hobbes Leviathan (Edited by Richard Tuck 1996) Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
  • Thomas Aquinas On law, morality, and politics; (translated by Richard J. Regan ; edited, with introduction, notes, and glossary by William P. Baumgarth and Richard J. Regan 2002). Indianapolis: Hackett Publishers
  • Niccolo Machiavelli The Prince (translated with notes by George Bull; with an introduction by Anthony Grafton 1999) Penguin.
  • Thomas More Utopia (edited by George M. Logan and Robert M. Adams 2002) Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
  • Spinoza Complete Works (translations by Samuel Shirley ; edited, with introduction and notes by Michael L. Morgan 2002).Indianapolis, IN : Hackett Publishing.