Undergraduate Module Descriptor


POL2059: Political Thought of Modernity

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level5
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Iain Hampsher-Monk (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module will introduce you to the major idioms of political theorising and ideological discourses (e.g. Republicanism, Liberalism, Romanticism, Idealism, Historicism - idealist and materialist, Utilitarianism) from C18th and C19th Europe through the study of selected texts by the major thinkers in the period. You will be introduced to the major themes and issues addressed in these texts and some of the major interpretations offered of those texts.

Module created

1.10.2010

Last revised

27.2.12