Écoles et masters, formation commune et programme de sciences sociales
Workload : Weekly readings of variable length and difﬁculty will be posted on the drive. Required readings constitute the central element of the class and that students must be prepared to engage in a discussion of the basis of the text for each class (if that is the case). Tutorials will be provided to help with the readings. Pedagogical method : This Common core curriculum course will be taught in a lecture format. On sessions 3, 4, 5, 9, 10 and 11 will be co-taught by both Professors Xifaras and Kennedy. Other sessions will be conducted by Professor Xifaras. Tutorials will be provided by the course TA, Nofar Shefﬁ. Course Description : This course will explore the genealogy of contemporary critical philosophy and law, through the careful reading and discussion of heavily edited texts by philosophers and jurists who have had a deep inﬂuence on modern legal thought and social theory. The course will work to identifying the development and subsequent transformation of new modes of legal reasoning, as bearing on law as a supposedly autonomous discipline. A narrative on the role of law and legal thought in modern political philosophy might emerge. These authors are Bentham, Kant, Hegel, Savigny, Marx, Kierkegaard, Jhering, Nietzsche, Weber, Freud, Kelsen and Schmitt. Required reading : Karl Marx, Theft of wood case ; Kirkegaard, Fear and trembling ; Nietzsche, Genealogy of morals ; Freud, Civilizatoin and its disconsents ; Schmitt, The concept of the political.
Course validation : Work in team and blogs written during the whole semester according to an original method speciﬁc to this class. Workload : Be prepared to read the equivalent of two full length books in English and work regularly on primary material. Pedagogical method : Lecture alone Course Description : The class will present the basis of political philosophy as it is renewed by the impact of the present ecological situation. It will use the mAke it work experience of last year as its benchmark and will use the events of the COP 21 as its empirical ﬁeld work. Special interest will be paid to the new geopolitical map drawn by the COP and its aftermath. Students will work in team of two to debrief he experience of the COP in the light of the concepts developed in the class. Required reading : Lovelock, James. The Vanishing Face of Gaia. New York: Basic Books, 2009 ; Latour, Bruno. Politics of Nature: How to Bring the Sciences into Democracy (translated by Catherine Porter). Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2004 ; Edwards, Paul N. A Vast Machine. Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2010, Print ; Descola, Philippe 2013 Beyond Nature and Culture (translated by Janet Lloyd with a foreword by Marshall Sahlins), Chicago: Chicago University Press ; Diamond, J. 1997 Guns, Germs and Steel. A Short History of Everybody for the Last 13.000 Years, London: Vintage Book.
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY OF NATURE
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
SOCIOLOGIE DES ORGANISATIONS PUBLIQUES ET PRIVÉES
Semestre : Automne Nombre d’heures : 24 Langue d’enseignement : français
Teachers : Bruno LATOUR (Professeur des Universités), Margaux LE DONNÉ (Teaching Assistant) Prerequisite : Requires some interest in political ecology broadly conceived and/or in political philosophy and/or a good grasp of the natural and social sciences associated with ecology. Pedagogical format : Lecture alone
Enseignants : Henri BERGERON (Chargé de recherche à Sciences Po, CSO), Anne MOYAL (Etudiante doctorante) Prérequis : Aucun Format pédagogique : Cours magistral seul Mode de validation : La validation du cours comprend un QCM et la rédaction d’une ﬁche de relecture. La note ﬁnale du cours se compose 749