POLI 384

Comparative Political Thought

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Critically engages different cultural, religious, and geographic traditions of political thought and questions about their contested boundaries. Main topics: overview of key traditions; exploration of emerging fields of comparative political inquiry; debates about how to compare and engage different traditions of political thinking; the significance of which thinkers, ideas, texts, and histories are conventionally discussed or not discussed in political theory; implications of engaging different political thought traditions for political theory as a whole.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of POLI 384, POLI 319 (if taken in the same topic).


Undergraduate course in Political Science offered by the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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