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Thomas Hobbes and George Orwell

Bolton, G.C. Thomas Hobbes and George Orwell. [Sound recording] [Special Collections]

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A lecture given by Professor Geoffrey Bolton for the course "Great Ideas About Man and Society" (Man and Society S102) at Murdoch University.

Course description from the 1975 Murdoch University Handbook and Calendar:-

Introduces students to conceptions central to Western and Eastern thought about man, his nature and the society in which he lives. The course will explore major ideas from philosophy, psychology, religion, sociology, history, anthropology, political theory and literature. It is designed to give students a grounding in the major interpretations of man and society. Students will introduced to the ideas of men like Plato, Confucius, Machiavelli, Rousseau, Marx, Freud, Darwin, Gandhi, Sartre, Mao Tse-Tung, Marcuse, McLuhan and many others.

The course is open to all students seeking to broaden their education, irrespective of whether they intend to specialise in the social sciences.

PLEASE NOTE: Poor quality recording.

Date: 8 May 1975
Publication Type: Special Collections
Collection: History of Murdoch University Collection
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