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, POLC71H3), POL320Y1/​ POL320Y5/​ POL323Y1/​ POL330Y1/​ POL355Y1/​a relevant course in Jewish studies

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