Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3283: Hope and Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Richard Rorty – Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity 

Richard Rorty – Philosophy and Social Hope 

Adrienne Martin – How We Hope: A Moral Psychology 

Gabriel Marcel – Homo Viator 

Ernst Bloch – The Principle of Hope 

Terry Eagleton – Hope without Optimism 

Antonio Gramsci – Selections from the Prison Notebooks 

Jonathan Lear – Radical Hope 

Alan Mittleman – Hope in a Democratic Age 

Rebecca Coleman and Debra Ferreday (eds.) – Hope and Feminist Theory 

Katie Stockdale – Hope and Oppression 

John Rawls – Political Liberalism