PAR 369 - The Philosophy of Power Credits: 3
Survey of philosophical views of political power in Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Marx, Berlin, Nietzsche and Foucault. Addresses a series of interrelated questions: What is political power? What legitimates it? Who has it? How does is function? What strategies and tactics most effectively subvert and/or resist it? Partially satisfies University Studies III: Thematic Transdisciplinary Cluster/Human Rights.
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