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This course introduces key figures, theories and themes from two centuries of British political thought. It includes Hobbes and Locke (political obligation); Hume and Smith (wealth and virtue); Burke and Paine (revolution). It also explores common concerns - liberty; obligation; civic virtue; the claim 'to know better' - and considers their enduring relevance.

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Course dates

10 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017

Course duration

2 week(s)

Apply by

26 Jun 2017

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
UK
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

Course code

A15