ASRC 3340

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Ideas change the world. Sometimes the same ideas can do tremendous good and also cause great suffering. In this course we will consider violence and revolutionary changes through the prism of British 17th and 18th century Enlightenment thought. Thinking through the writings of Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Swift, Mary Wollstonecraft and others, we will explore the ways in which the brilliance and blind spots of Enlightenment thinking influenced contemporary notions of race, class, gender and changed the world.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (LA-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: ENGL 3340

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16398ASRC 3340  SEM 101