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£16,130 (2016/17)
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ESPS7402 - Political Theories of Self-Government (not running 2014-15)

Course value: 0.5 units
Convenor:
Dr Peter Schröder
Duration:
One term
Teaching structure:
One two-hour seminar
Assessment:
1 assessed essay of 5,000 words (100%)
Available to:
Second Years, Final Years and Affiliates


Course Description:

This course is designed for students who specialise in History, Philosophy or Politics. The discourses about political participation, the relation between the individual and the state and the legitimacy of state power are as old as human forms of civilisation.

We will engage in the writings about republicanism which will cover the development of the main theories leading to the current debate about democracy in Europe and the issue of a European constitution.