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    Oct 29, 2020  
American University Catalog 2020-2021 
    
American University Catalog 2020-2021

GOVT-604 Burke’s Political Thought (3)


The West’s first and arguably greatest conservative thinker, Edmund Burke was an anti-philosophic philosopher and an influential statesman skeptical of what states can do. This course analyzes Burke’s political and moral writings in conversation with leading contemporaneous thinkers. Comparisons are made to current varieties of liberalism and conservatism. Crosslist: GOVT-404 . Grading: A-F only.