Political Philosophy in the Modern World

Political philosophy in a Modern World: Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, Leo Strauss, Hannah Arendt, Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben.

Advanced Master’s Degree studies 6 credits. Includes lectures and organized discussions in the Moodle learning environment.

1. Thinking Politics and Political

  • What is politics?
  • Political Philosophy and Political Science
  • Political Philosophy and Social Sciences
  • The Conceptualization of Politics

2. Leo Strauss: Apology of Political Philosophy

3. Max Weber: The Historical Conceptualization of Politics

4. Carl Schmitt and the Polemic Political

5. Hannah Arendt and Understanding Political

6. Michel Foucault and Experience of Political

7. Giogio Agamben and The New Concepts of Politics


University of Helsinki 2004-2016

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