Democracy: Ancient and Modern

HISTORY 234

Examines democracy in its ancient and modern forms, with special attention to Athenian and American democracy. Does modern democracy fulfill the promise of ancient democracy, or betray its fundamental tenets? Topics may include freedom, equality, and rights; democratic institutions; citizenship; rhetoric; democratic knowledge and decision-making; foreign policy; corruption; religion; and hope. Instructor: Atkins
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • CLST 275
  • ETHICS 275
  • POLSCI 211
Typically Offered
Occasionally