Created by:   Yale University

  • Ian Shapiro

    Taught by:    Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science and Henry R. Luce Director

    The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale

Commitment8 weeks of study, 12-15 hours/week
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How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 726 ratings

Extremely rich in resources, I could not have imagined to have learnt so many things from such a large number of western thinkers in such a short period of time without this course. Though sometimes it gets overburdening, and I needed time to read and think about the various theories and look through the diverse perceptions. This course has been a wonderful opening for me to the western thought, and will surely help me to look at things more critically.

One of the best MOOCs I've ever had. :-)

a loooot of readings. it's a very reep class, if you have time and desire to read all stuff. Prof. Shapiro is extremely knowledgeable, however, sometimes he is too polite (and boring as well) =). Don't try to watch it at night. Last several weeks require a lot of focused attention. Finally, my grade is 8.5 out of 10.

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