|Module Title||CLASSICAL THEORY IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS|
|Co-ordinator||Professor Howard Williams|
|Semester||Intended For Use In Future Years|
|Next year offered||N/A|
|Next semester offered||N/A|
|Course delivery||Lecture||11 Hours 11 x 1 hour|
|Seminars / Tutorials||11 Hours 11 x 1 hour|
|Essay||1 x 1,500 - 2,000 word essay||30%|
This module looks at the work of earlier political thinkers on international relations from the standpoint of contemporary international problems. The theorists discussed will vary from year to year but may include Hobber, Grotius, Kant, Marx, Clausewitz, Gramsci and Lenin. In 1999/2000 emphasis will be placed on Kant's Perpetual Peace.
The aims of this module are:
The objectives of this module are to teach students to evaluate classical writers in political theory and to deliberate for themselves on the issues raised by these writers.