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COURSE OUTLINECourse Code / Title : HA1002 Introduction to Political TheoryPre-requisites : NilNo. of AUs. : 3Contact Hours : 39Course AimsThis course will aim to provide students with a conceptually based introduction to the study ofpolitical theory. The study of politics requires a firm understanding of the philosophicalassumptions that inform our various understandings of the nature of human beings and how theyrelate to one another. The course will present to students various of the fundamental normativeclaims made throughout the history of political thought, and how these claims structure specificrecommendations for the ordering of political life. Through the survey of the thought of keypolitical philosophers such as Confucius, Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Marx, Mill and others,the course will ask students to consider important questions about the nature of individual rights,the roots of government authority, the circumstances of legitimate revolution, the justificationof religi...