- 17th Century Literature
This course is part of the Aquinas Programme section Reason and Rebellion. It is open to all students beyond the first year who have the specific prerequisites for the constituent courses. Students who wish to take any of the three courses in the section must take all three.
theme of this course will be the exploration of ideas concerning human
passions and reason and the relationship of these ideas to rebellion,
the family, God, monarchy, and democracy. We will consider such topics
as when rebellion is reasonable and justifiable, and the differences
between rebellion and revolution.