17.960 Foundations of Political Science

Spring 2005

Statue of Liberty.
Statue of Liberty. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-87715 (b&w film copy neg.)])

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive reading list.

Course Description

This course continues from the fall semester. The course introduces students to the fundamental theories and methods of modern political science through the study of a small number of major books and articles that have been influential in the field. This semester, the course focuses on American and comparative politics.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. Roger Petersen

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
3 hours / session