POL206 Modern Political Thought I and II

Extended lecture notes:

Term A

Week 6 – Locke I (slides)

Week 8 – Locke II (slides)

Week 9 – Rousseau I (slides)

Week 10 – Rousseau II (slides)

Term B

Week 8 – Marx I (slides)

Week 9 – Marx II (slides)

Week 10 – Nietzsche I (slides)

Week 11 – Nietzsche II (slides)

Seminar handouts:

Term A

Week 2 – Machiavelli I

Week 3 – Machiavelli II

Week 4 – Hobbes I

Week 5 – Hobbes II

Week 6 – Locke I

Week 8 – Locke II

Week 9 – Rousseau I

Week 10 – Rousseau II

Week 11 – Paine and Burke

Week 12 – Wollstonecraft

Term B

Week 1 – Kant I

Week 2 – Kant II

Week 3 – Hegel I

Week 4 – Hegel II

Week 6 – Mill 

Week 8 – Marx I

Week 9 – Marx II

Week 10 – Nietzsche I

Week 11 – Nietzsche II

Things to watch:

Machiavelli – The Godfather I & II (film); Game of Thrones (TV series)

Hobbes – The Witch (film); The Dark Knight (film)

Locke – John Adams (TV mini-series); V for Vendetta (film)

Rousseau – Mr Smith Goes to Washington (film); Hot Fuzz (film)

Burke and Paine –

Wollstonecraft (along with Pateman and Mills) – 13th (film)

Kant –

Hegel –

Mill –

Marx –

Nietzsche – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (film)