New School for Social Research: Philosophy

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Majors Only


Spring 2020

Taught By: Bernard Flynn

Section: A

CRN: 6793

Credits: 3

This seminar will consist of a close reading of Hobbes' Leviathan. We will read the Leviathan in the context of Hobbes' other writings and also in its relationship to the history of political philosophy. In addition we will consider Hobbes' political philosophy in the light of the relevant literature on his work, including works by Carl Schmidt, Leo Strauss and Jacques Derrida..

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Philosophy (GPHI)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 9

Add/Drop Deadline: February 9, 2020 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 12, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:30pm 12/11/2019 EST