Basic Course in Political Philosophy
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Poliitikafilosoofia põhikursus
Course title in English
Basic Course in Political Philosophy
ECTS credits
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Course aims
Developing students’ intellectual capacities of political science in the field of the political thinking. Acquiring basic knowledge of the development and ideas related to modern political thought.
Brief description of the course
The course is an introductory one at BA level. Students are acquainted with the ideas of figures in the history of political thought (Platon, Aristoteles, Hobbes. etc.) The concept that has contributed to modern emerging of modern political thinking will be under discussion.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
Good acquaintance with the main thinkers of the past;
Learning the main ideas related to philosophical argumentation in the field of politics;
Ability to practise the main elements of political philosophic thinking.
Oudekki Loone