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HSTY3810: History of Ideas

All historians study ideas in action. Using questions and methods drawn from intellectual and cultural history, this advanced seminar explores the history of ideas themselves: the influential ideas of philosophers, jurists, political activists or creative thinkers; the pervasive ideas of the everyday and vernacular; the 'idea' of war, civilisation or human rights. It will equip you to recognise the historical force, and fragility, of ideas we often take for granted.

Code HSTY3810
Academic unit History
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 2000 level in History
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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