Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: PHIL 371: Contemporary Political Theory

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: PHIL 371: Contemporary Political Theory
Spring 2017 Topic Seminar, PHIL 371: Contemporary Political Theory, Firmin Debrabander, Wednesday 4-6:45pm, B480 In this class we will consider some of the most prominent contemporary and recent authors in political theory. If the authors we read are no longer with us, their ideas certainly are, and we will consider them as part of a...

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: HIST 410, Propaganda and Thought Control

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: HIST 410, Propaganda and Thought Control
Spring 2017, HIST 410: Propaganda and Thought Control, John Barry, Thursday 7-9:45, B470 It is often said that totalitarian societies are characterized by propaganda and control of symbolic productions, while democratic societies maximize freedom of belief and expression. This class begins with the opposite assertion – propaganda and thought control are, in fact, the cornerstone...