Democracy: Ancient and Modern

CLST 275

Examines democracy in its ancient and modern forms, with special attention to Athenian and American democracy. Does modern democracy fulfill the promise of ancient democracy, or betray its fundamental tenets? Topics may include freedom, equality, and rights; democratic institutions; citizenship; rhetoric; democratic knowledge and decision-making; foreign policy; corruption; religion; and hope.

 

Crosslisting Numbers
  • POLSCI 211
  • HISTORY 234
  • ETHICS 275
  • Arts & Sciences IDEAS themes and University Course 275
Curriculum Codes
CCI, CZ, EI, SS