SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentMA Program of Political Science, First Year PhD Program of Political Science, First Year MA Program of Political Science, Second Year PhD Program of Political Science, Second Year
Course NameSeminar in Early Modern Political Thought
InstructorCHOU CHIA-YU
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

Introduction to Early European Political Thought



 



Department of Political Science



567 /Chou, Chiayu (周家瑜)



Grading is based on participation in class discussion (30%), oral presentation (30%) and final exam (40%)




























































































































Week



Topic



Content and Reading Assignment


 
 

1



Introduction



Introduction



 



2



 



Thomas Hobbes, (1994) Leviathan. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company. Part I: Of Man, ch. 1-7, 6-37



 



3



 



Leviathan. Part I: Of Man, ch.  8 - 12, 38-74.



 



4



 



Leviathan. Part I: Of Man, ch. 13 -16, 74-105



 



5



 



Leviathan. Part II: Of Commonwealth, ch. 17-21, 106-135



 



6



 



Leviathan. Part II: Of Commonwealth, ch. 26 -27, 172 - 203



 



7



 



Leviathan. Part II: Of Commonwealth, ch. 28 - 30, 203 - 33



 



8



 



Leviathan. Part II: Of Commonwealth, ch. 31, 233 – 44



Leviathan. Part III: Of Christian Commonwealth, ch. 32 - 33, 244 – 60



 



9



 



 



 



10



 



Leviathan. Part III: Of Christian Commonwealth, ch. 34-36, 261 – 93



 



11



 



Leviathan. Part III: Of Christian Commonwealth, ch. 37-38, 293 – 314



 



12



 



Leviathan. Part III: Of Christian Commonwealth, ch. 39-41, 314 -333



 



13



 



Leviathan. Part III: Of Christian Commonwealth, ch. 42, 333 -362



 



14



 



Leviathan. Part III: Of Christian Commonwealth, ch. 42, 363 -397



 



15



 



Leviathan. Part III: Of Christian Commonwealth, ch. 43-4, 397 -435



 



16



 



Leviathan. Part IV: Of the Kingdom of Darkness, ch. 45, 435 -68



 



17



 



Leviathan.  Part IV: Of the Kingdom of Darkness, ch. 46, 468 -88; Review and Conclusion, 489-97.



 



18



 



Final exam



 




References



Thomas Hobbes, (1994) Leviathan. (ed.) Edwin Curly, Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company.



 



 







Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Grading is based on participation in class discussion (30%), oral presentation (30%) and final exam (40%)


Textbook & Reference

Thomas Hobbes, (1994) Leviathan. (ed.) Edwin Curly, Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company.


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