David J Kahane, Postdoc (Harvard), PhD (Cambridge), MA (McGill), BA (Concordia)

Professor, Faculty of Arts - Political Science Dept
Directory

Fall Term 2022 (1810)

POL S 212 - Introduction to Contemporary Political Theory

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Explores how texts in contemporary western political theory help to deepen and diversify our understanding of current political themes like war, climate change, sex, work, or democratic reform. Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 210. Prerequisite: POL S 101 or consent of Department.

LECTURE A1 (35523)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (HC 1-07)



POL S 304 - Modern Political Theory

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Diverse perspectives on rights, revolution, and democracy through the work of theorists like Burke, Wollstonecraft, de Tocqueville, Douglass, Marx, and Mill. Prerequisite: POL S 210 or 211 or 212 or consent of Department.

LECTURE A1 (38812)

2022-09-01 - 2022-12-08
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (T 12-15)

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

POL S 305 - Contemporary Political Theory

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Focuses on struggles over citizenship, the self, and social justice through the work of theorists like Arendt, Beauvoir, Freud, Fanon, Foucault, Rawls, and Tully. Prerequisite: POL S 210 or 211 or 212 or consent of Department.

LECTURE B1 (46499)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
W 09:30 - 12:20 (T 12-15)



POL S 410 - Topics in Contemporary Political Theory

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A critical examination of contemporary trends in political philosophy. A variable content course, which may be repeated if topics vary. Prerequisite: One of POL S 211, 212 (or 210) or Department consent.

SEMINAR B1 (46503)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
H 09:30 - 12:20 (T 12-15)



POL S 514 - Contemporary Political Theory

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

SEMINAR B1 (47177)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
H 09:30 - 12:20 (T 12-15)