ASRC 1851

ASRC 1851

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Machiavelli's "The Prince" is not only a manual for teaching a prince how to rule, but a critique of the use of mercenaries by Italian city-states. Using Machiavelli, this course takes up the question of universal conscription as a political problem for our mament: a political problem in so far as it raises the issue of democracy, and the relationship between representation and conscription or, a volunteer army.

When Offered Fall.

Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18766 ASRC 1851   SEM 101

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Farred, G

  • Instruction Mode: Online
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