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Women of Ideas: Arendt, Heller and Pateman (12 points)


Leader: Gillian Robinson

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The work of three major philosophers of modernity, democracy and gender. Each of these writers presents a critique of modernity from the standpoint of political and ethical theory; demonstrates a commitment to the normative and theoretical presuppositions of democracy; and provides an articulation of how human beings construct themselves through political action.

Assessment: Written (6000 words): 50% + Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week

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