[POLS 287] U.S. Political Thought

Study of the development of North American political ideas through critical analysis of the writings of intellectuals and political leaders from the American founding to the present. Possible authors include Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton, Tocqueville, Lincoln, Douglass, Anthony, Stanton, Addams, Dewey, Croly, Roosevelt, Kirk, Chomsky, and others. Emphasis on textual analysis and class discussion.

Course Title

U.S. Political Thought

Course Code

POLS 287




Prerequisite: Political Science 180 or sophomore standing.


Offered even years, fall semester.

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