McDaniel College Budapest 

PSI 1112
PSI 1112 – Modern Political Thought


An overview of political thought from the Enlightenment to the present with particular focus on the origin, nature, function, structure, and organization of the state and its relation to the citizens governed by it. The course explores the justification of governmental authority and the scope of governmental rights to interfere with individual lives and discusses the utility of political philosophy for contemporary life.

Social, Cultural, and Historical Understanding.

PSI 1112