Basic Course in Political Philosophy
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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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lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
Nikolai Kunitsõn (language of instruction:English)
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
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:
- has good acquaintance with the main thinkers of the past;
- learns the main ideas related to philosophical argumentation in the field of politics;
- is able to practise the main elements of political philosophic thinking
Peeter Selg