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Credits: 4Surveys great texts by American social thinkers from Puritans to postmodernists. Writers include John Winthrop, Benjamin Franklin, R. W. Emerson, H. D. Thoreau, Mark Twain, William James, John Dewey and Richard Rorty. Themes include individual in relation to society and problem of cultural relativism. (Alternate years.)