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Political, Economic and Social Thought

By University of Wisconsin-Madison

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A year's worth of political philosophy from renowned Professor Emeritus of Political Science Charles Anderson. In covering everything from Plato to Marx, Anderson applies their theories to contemporary political, social and economic concerns in an engaging manner.

Customer Reviews

Excellent podcast!

As a grad student in political science i can comfortably say that this is one of the best political thought classes i have heard! Not only does he effectively summarize the most crucial parts of each philosopher's thoughts, he also does a very good job in relating those ideas to contemporary political issues. İ wish there were more podcasts of his courses.


Not only is his subject matter relevant, engrossing, and well organized, but his voice is a pleasure to listen to and his skill as a lecturer is superb. Love it.


This is a fantastic course, both relevant and current. The sound quality is also very good.