Nov 12, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

IS 441 - Conservative Political Thought


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

An examination of competing strains of thinking within conservatism organized around a series of debates. Some of the themes that will be covered include: the definition of conservatism, America as a propositional nation vs. a common culture, the aims of U.S. foreign policy, Lincoln’s America vs. the Old South, aristocratic vs. populist impulses, theories of jurisprudence, the purpose of the economic order, and the meaning of progress.