Political Science | Political Philosophy: Approaches & Issues (3 Cr.)
Y675 | 3410 | Isaac


Contemporary Democratic Theory

This seminar is the sequel to Classics of Democratic Theory, offered in the
Fall semester. In it we will discuss the way democracy and its challenges
are currently being theorized. We will focus on questions of
multiculturalism, deliberative democracy and discourse ethics, and
globalization. Authors to be discussed include John Rawls, Jurgan Habermas,
Seyla Benhabib, Chantal Mouffe, Anthony Giddens, Ulrich Beck, and Zygmunt
Bauman.