Society and Power in Modern Philosophy


This course explores the evolution of political thought from medieval to modern times, focusing on key philosophers such as Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and Machiavelli, as well as practical implications of power in political systems, sociological aspects of power, and the intersection of power with culture, religion, and resistance.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a deep understanding of the historical development of political thought, as well as the ability to critically analyze and evaluate power dynamics in society, politics, and culture.

Course program

From Medieval to Early Modern Political Thought
The Maturation of Power Theories in Enlightenment Thought
Practical Implications of Power in Political Systems
Sociological Aspects of Power
Power, Culture, and Resistance