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Holloway_1
Holloway_1
Jonathan Holloway
Open Yale courses
Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
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The purpose of this course is to examine the African American experience in the United States from 1863 to the present. Prominent themes include the end of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction; African Americans’ urbanization experiences; the development of the modern civil rights movement...
Free schedule
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Smith_s_2
Smith_s_2
Steven B. Smith
Open Yale courses
Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
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Holloway_1
This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three broad themes that are central to understanding political life are focused upon: the polis experience (Plato, Aristotle),...
Free schedule
Favored by 1 person
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Dimock_1
Dimock_1
Wai Chee Dimock
Open Yale courses
Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United States and the world; the formal and stylistic innovations of modernism; and the small details of sensory input and psychic life.
Free schedule
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Rae_5
Rae_5
Douglas W. Rae
Open Yale courses
Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
In this course, we will seek to interpret capitalism using ideas from biological evolution: firms pursuing varied strategies and facing extinction when those strategies fail are analogous to organisms struggling for survival in nature. For this reason, it is less concerned with ultimate judgment of capitalism...
Free schedule
Favored by 1 person
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Szelenyi_1
Szelenyi_1
Iván Szelényi
Open Yale courses
Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis. Writers include Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau...
Free schedule
Favored by 1 person
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Shapiro_2
Shapiro_2
Shapiro, Ian
Open Yale courses
Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
This course explores main answers to the question, "When do governments deserve our allegiance?" It starts with a survey of major political theories of the Enlightenment—Utilitarianism, Marxism, and the social contract tradition—through classical formulations, historical context, and contemporary debates...
Free schedule
Favored by 1 person



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