Thinking About War

HISTORY
10N
Instructors
Lewis, M. (PI)
Section Number
1
This course examines classic approaches to war as an intellectual problem, looking at how a matter of such great physical violence and passions can be subjected to understanding and used in philosophy, political theory, and art. Questions to be examined include the definition of war, its causes, its moral value, the nature of its participants, its use in the self-definition of individuals and societies, its relation to political authority, warfare and gender, and the problem of civil war.
Grading
Letter (ABCD/NP)
Requirements
WAY-SI
Units
3
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Contemporary Issues
Foundations
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Tuesday Thursday
Start Time
9:45 AM
End Time
11:15 AM
Location
Remote