Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
GFA 303 American Political Thought 3 sem. hrs.
H2b: This course begins with a survey of political thought concerning the role of the state and/or government and the individual’s role in that state from Plato to Hobbes. Significant attention is then given to the formation of the American view of authority and the role of the individual. Emphasis is placed on Locke’s Second Treatise of Government as well American writings such as Common Sense, the Federalist Papers, the Articles of Confederation, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Next offered F-12, SP-14, F-14.
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