The two questions are related, because Zarka describes his broader research interests as centered on "the moment where political philosophy, particularly in the seventeenth century, conceptually forges ethical, juridical and theological positions which involve the determination of the foundations of modern politics" (1). His major work the “Leviathan” is the greatest, perhaps the sole masterpiece of political philosophy written in the English language. examinations conducted by Gauhati University are as follows. Discuss how the theories and ideas articulated in Western political thought have shaped and been shaped by the dynamic social forces found in Western societies. 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What makes Leviathan a masterpiece of philosophical literature is the profound logic of Hobbes’ imagination, his power as an artist. We will focus on themes and questions pertinent to political theory in the modern era, particularly focusing on the relationship of the individual to community, society, and state. A History of Modern Political Thought will meet the needs of both general readers and students of political theory and philosophy. This course introduces some of the major concepts and themes of modern political thought through a close reading of texts from the 16th to the early 20th century. This course will provide an overview of major figures and themes of modern political thought. Discuss the major ways in which political philosophy has influenced how political scientists try to understand politics. Yet it does not reflect the reality of the plural world in which we live. 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