Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2059: Political Thought of Modernity

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 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.

Indicative Basic Reading List

I. Kant: Political Writings (Cambridge, ed., Reiss)

F. G. Hegel: Philosophy of Right

K. Marx:, Selected Writings (Oxford, ed. D.McLellan)

J.S. Mill: On Liberty and Other Writings

F. Nietzsche: On the Genealogy of Morality

Secondary reading:

Hampsher-Monk, I. (1992) A History of Modern Political Thought: Major Political Thinkers from Hobbes to Marx, Oxford, Blackwell