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Modern Political Thought

GOVT2112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Jacques Lacan, Obscurantism, Deconstruction
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Derrida, Foucault, and Zizek can all be interpreted as radical critics of democracy, and in general they are associated with left-wing and anti-capitalist positions. However, the reverse of this analysis is that, like Rawl...

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GOVT2112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Charismatic Authority, Traditional Authority, Philistinism
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Weber, M., Bureaucracy, in From Max Weber In what different senses does Weber understand politics? -Hence, politics for us means striving to share power or striving to influence the distribution of power, either among stat...

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GOVT2112 Lecture 12: WK 12 Hegel
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find more resources at oneclass.com Kants successor Hegel developed his own theory of the direction of history as a movement towards freedom that had travelled from East to West. In ancient China (Hegel was one of the...

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GOVT2112 Lecture 11: WK 11 Kant
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find more resources at oneclass.com Kant was writing in the Kingdom of Prussia which was committed to modernisation but in a very top-down authoritarian manner in which public criticism was not readily accepted. He ar...

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GOVT2112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: James Mill, Meddle, Forego
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J.S. Mill was the son of Benthams close collaborator, James Mill, and in many ways continued to develop utilitarian thought. He too believed in democracy, and later in his career endorsed socialism. He was a strong believe...

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GOVT2112 Lecture 9: WK 9 J. Bentham
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For several decades between the upsurge of revolution in America and the defeat of the Napeolonic Empire that followed the collapse of the new revolutionary French republic, the British governing class were terrified that ...

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GOVT2112 Lecture 8: WK 8 Robespierre
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find more resources at oneclass.com Robespierre, M., Virtue and Terror, ed. S. Zizek (London: Verso 2007), 98125 (ii) Robespierre What made revolutionary government distinctive? -function of gov is to di...

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GOVT2112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Maximilien Robespierre, French Revolution
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(6) Rousseau, Robespierre, and the French Revolution In a further irony, the French, who had supported the American revolution in order to try and weaken the power of the British, with whom they were competing for global i...

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GOVT2112 Lecture 6: WK 6 Montesquieu
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find more resources at oneclass.com What are the three main branches of government according to Montesquieu? -Of the Constitution of England. In every government there are three sorts of power: the legislative; the e...

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GOVT2112 Lecture 5: WK 5 Hobbes and Locke
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find more resources at oneclass.com Hobbes What is the foundation of natural equality? -men equal in body and mind -ways around weaknesses- either by secret machination or by confederacy -equal time bestowed upon a...

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GOVT2112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Thomas Aquinas, Divine Providence, Tyrant
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How does Aquinass conception of human nature follow Aristotles? Aristotle Ostracism shared citizenshiptyranny: the appropriate end of a multitude of free persons is different from that of a multitude of slaves . if the gov...

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GOVT2112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Tyrrhenians
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find more resources at oneclass.com What is the difference between oligarchy and democracy? -transition from an oligarchy or a tyranny to a democracy- is the act an act of the state or not For tyranny is a kind of mo...

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GOVT2112 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Tyrrhenians
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Plato How does Plato think justice and happiness are related? Justice: is what is best for each person -happiness depends on virtue What effect does Plato ascribe to wealth? -not an end in itself What is the main divide in...

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Organizational Behavior - Reference Guides

The systematic study of individual and group behavior within organizational structures is outlined in this coordinated Guide. Theories of leadership and individual behavior are related to the foundations of group behavior ...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Liberal Democracy, Illiberal Democracy, Representative Democracy

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