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POLT 333 - Education for Politics: Discipline, Resistance, Virtue

FC SSCI WINT
4 credits
What is education, and what is its role in politics? How does it shape us as human beings and as citizens? Does it cultiveate a docile citizenry in the face institutional power; or an active one that resists power? We will explore these and other questions through critical engagement with authors such as Hannah Arendt, bell hooks, Paula Freire, John Locke, John Stuart Mill, Jacques Ranciere, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Leo Straus.
Prerequisites & Notes: 1 course in political theory or equivalent



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