POL430Y1: Comparative Studies in Jewish and Non-Jewish Political Thought

Hours: 
48S

A comparative examination of major texts of the Jewish tradition, ranging from the Torah to modernity, and texts of the classical or Western traditions raising similar questions. Close reading of a small number of capital works, with special attention to the problem of reason and revelation.

Prerequisite: 

POL200Y1/​POL200Y5/​POLC70H3 and POLC71H3, POL320Y1/​POL320Y5/​POL323H1/​POL323Y1/​POL330H1/​POL330Y1/​​a relevant course in Jewish studies

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)
Society and its Institutions (3)