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The theme of revolution, both as it is depicted by literary authors, and as a topic of major concern for political philosophers and theorists. Compares and contrasts revolution as it appears in the German, French, and Russian literary and philosophical traditions. Focuses on themes such as autonomy, law, and public opinion, and investigates their relation to revolutionary thinking and practice. Authors include Rousseau, Buchner, Marx, Benjamin, Brecht, and Platonov. In English.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – Bachelor’s Degree or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree + 3.0 GPA.

Instructor Approval: Not Required.

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

Refund Policy: Course Policy 1

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School of Arts & Sciences