Course Description

Course Name

Political Philosophy I

Session: VPGS1324

Hours & Credits

6 ECTS Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Description
This course introduces the students to the study of political philosophy. We will explore some of the most important philosophical questions that shape the way we understand and act in the world of politics. We will read selections from the seminal works of ancient as well as modern political thinkers and tackle such questions as the nature of the state and political power, the justification of political obligation, or the relation between political and economic freedom.

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
–Comprehend the ideas of the seminal thinkers of Western philosophic tradition studies in the course;
–Understand and analyze the basic concepts, ideas and problems relevant to the study of politics;
–Have improved their analytical, argumentative, and writing skills.

*Course content subject to change