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Forms of Freedom: Anarchism, Socialism and Communitarianism
GOVT 342 FA
What is freedom, and what political forms might it take? We will examine 19th to 21st century anarchist, socialist, and communitarian thought in Europe and America: ideas of communal freedom and individual liberty; the
state and civil society; deliberation and emotion; authority, technology, power and passion. Also, how are theory and action joined in these theories and movements?
Murray Bookchin, "The Forms of Freedom"
Daniel Guerin, ANARCHISM
R. Tucker, ed., MARX-ENGELS READER
Peter Kropotkin, MUTUAL AID
Geo. Orwell, HOMAGE TO CATALONIA
Albert Camus, THE REBEL
Jouvenel, THE PURE THEORY OF
A. Camus, THE REBEL
A. MacIntyre, AFTER VIRTUE
Avineri and de-Shalit, eds., COMMUNITARIANISM & INDIVIDUALISM
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
One class presentation and short paper, one medium length paper (5-7 pp.), and a term paper (10-15 pp.).
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Some background in social or political theory -- from Govt., Soc., Hist., Philos., Rel., CSS, or COL -- would be helpful.
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