HONR 2000L Honrs Seminar: Ideologies of the Twentieth Century

(B) Bachelors
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
(UDEN) Farquhar - Dean's Office
3 credits

This course will examine the competing great ideologies of the twentieth century--Communism, Fascism, Liberalism and Socialism. After an examination of Liberalism and the ideas of the Enlightenment, students will discuss why Communists, Fascists and Socialists rejected classical Liberalism, with its emphasis upon limited government, the rights of the individual, and free market economics. Students will then consider the characteristics of the societies that anti-liberal thinkers created. Satisfies general education requirements in Humanities. Prerequisite: Honors students only. (Description Last Updated: Winter 2008 (200830))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the critique of Liberalism by Communists, Fascists and Socialists.
  2. Explain the theoretical underpinnings of Communism, Fascism, Liberalism and Socialism.
  3. End explain the nature and structure of the political and economic systems envisioned and actualized by Communists, Fascists, Liberals and Socialists in the twentieth century.
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