Liberal Arts lecture 3.docx

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Published on 10 Oct 2012
School
Brock University
Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 2P15
Professor
Monday September 16th,2012
LART lecture 3:
“The Past is a Foreign Country”
Learning Outcome:
- recognize ways that the world of Europe and France in 1789 was different
than our world today
- pay attention to political, artistic, religious, intellectual and social differences
- think of ways that the world of 1789 might also have been similar to ours
- Fall of the Bast
Politics Now and Then
Characteristics of today:
- diplomatic
- womens role
- multiple parties
- democracy (rule by citizens)
Characteristics of then:
- monarchies (monarchs nobles) and republics
- women & the poor had limits political power
- noblemen, Catholics priests & the very rich help most power
- nobles were mainly men
- France was a monarchy
- Holland had republics
- Republics = democracies (roughly the same)
- In 18th century citizens were mainly men who held property (not poor men)
- The rich held power
Art Music and Literature:
Now:
- democratization of art now a days
Then:
- ancient Greek, Roman, Hebrew & Christian models
- peoples architecture was based on Romans ideas
- Hebrews had their stories for art
Religion:
Now:
- allows people to believe what they choose
- more common to have different religions
- diversity
Then:
- you would have been Christian
- loyal to the pope
- emphasized ritual and tradition
- ideal of religious unity
- baptism
- confession
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Document Summary

Learning outcome: recognize ways that the world of europe and france in 1789 was different than our world today. Pay attention to political, artistic, religious, intellectual and social differences. Fall of the bast think of ways that the world of 1789 might also have been similar to ours. Women & the poor had limits political power. Noblemen, catholics priests & the very rich help most power. In 18th century citizens were mainly men who held property (not poor men) Ancient greek, roman, hebrew & christian models. Peoples architecture was based on romans ideas. Allows people to believe what they choose. Baptism ideal of religious unity loyal to the pope confession conformation. Most thinking people valued enduring traditions more than new ideas. Enlightened thinkers challenged ancient truths and beliefs tried and true. Equality: race, money shows that women/black women have gained rights. Then: slaves in europe (england) revolutionaries believe equality was the bases of france.

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