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POLVOA52 Old and New Classics of Political Theory 5 op
Organised by
Degree Programme in Politics
Political Science
Preceding studies
Compulsory:
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

Learning outcomes

After completing the course unit the student has a deep understanding on a chosen old and new classic of the history of political thought. The student also knows the position and the contribution of the chosen old and new classic in the history of political thought.

Contents

Classical political thought.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Old classics: one of the following (3 ECTS):

Platon, Valtio. IV. Otava 1999. 2nd edition.
Aristoteles
, Politiikka. VIII. Gaudeamus 1991.
Machiavelli
, Ruhtinas. Karisto 1997.
Hobbes
, Leviathan (parts 1-2). Vastapaino 1991.
Locke
, Tutkielma hallitusvallasta. Gaudeamus 1995.
Rousseau
, Yhteiskuntasopimuksesta. Karisto 1997. 3rd edition.

New classics: one of the following (2 ECTS):

Arendt, Vita activa. Vastapaino 2001.
Gramsci
, Vankilavihkot. Vastapaino 2012.
Olson,
The Logic of Collective Action. Harvard University Press 1965 (or later edition).
Rawls
, Oikeudenmukaisuusteoria. WSOY 1988.
Weber
, Politiikka kutsumuksena ja ammattina. Teoksessa Weber: Tiede ja politiikka – kutsumus ja ammatti. Vastapaino 2009.

Please contact the teacher in charge for respective titles in English.

Belongs to following study modules

Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Yhteiskuntatieteiden tiedekunta
Johtamiskorkeakoulu