After the courses, students will be in touch with modern political theories, they will be able to recognise the difference between the main political theories of Modernity, they will know the basic elements of the political theories from Machiavelli to Marx and they will be in position to use the main philosophical concepts concerning politics.
Course Content (Syllabus)
After a brief introduction to the history of the concept of modern political philosophy, the course presents a critical overview of political theories in Modernity, as Machiavelli, Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel and Marx. Intellectual and theoretical currents are in turn contextualized in terms of contemporary political issues and conflicts.
Classical Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Politics, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Spinoza, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx