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MLAP 30600

Meaning and Motive in Social Thought

Available Section

Offered for
Winter
Schedule
Day
Thu
Times
06:30 pm—09:30 pm
Dates
Location
Remote via Zoom
Taught by
Amy Dru Stanley

This core course in the Social Sciences studies classic works of social thought that remain foundational in contemporary theory, law, and policy. Among the central questions to be explored are the relationship between the individual and the social, the nature of personhood, the sources of belief, the function of ritual, the connections among the psychological, spiritual, and the material, the duality of reason and unreason, and the meaning of power, progress, violence, culture, and enlightenment.

  • Fulfills the Core - Social Science requirement

About the Professor

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Amy Dru Stanley