Class Notes for Arash Abizadeh

MCGILLPOLI 231Arash AbizadehWinter

POLI 231 Lecture Notes - Consequentialism, Deontological Ethics, Organ Transplantation

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20 Apr 2013
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Consequentialists believe that there is only one factor that has any moral significance in determining the status of an act: the goodness of an acts co
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POLI 231 - Kagan

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19 Dec 2011
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Ultimate value: not dependent upon any other values. Human well-being consists in the presence of pleasure and the absence of pain. Qualitative all ple
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MCGILLPOLI 231Arash AbizadehFall

POLI 231 - Camus (The Just Assassins)

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19 Dec 2011
97
Revolutionary socialist terrorists assassinate the grand duke in 1905. Kaliayev could not kill the duke on first attempt due to the presence of childre
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MCGILLPOLI 231Arash AbizadehWinter

POLI 231 Lecture Notes - Tyrant, Hubris, Unintended Consequences

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7 Apr 2013
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Antigone: conflicts in the play, family vs politics. She also has family ties with creon, niece, bride of his son. She"s angered by her sister, because
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MCGILLPOLI 231Arash AbizadehFall

POLI 231 - Fanon

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19 Dec 2011
73
Modernity rise of global system of sovereign states religious toleration and individual human rights technology industrialization nationalism coloniali
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POLI 231 Lecture Notes - Direct Democracy

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4 Oct 2011
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POLI 231 - Gandhi

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19 Dec 2011
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Satyagraha seeking to eliminate antagonisms without harming antagonists themselves; arming individual with moral rather than physical power. Believes e
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MCGILLPOLI 231Arash AbizadehFall

POLI 231 - Machiavelli 1

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19 Dec 2011
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Augustinian virtue humility, kindness, mercy human goals =/= earthly goals (veil of tears) Humanism similarities to christianity asserted christian vir
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MCGILLPOLI 231Arash AbizadehFall

POLI 231 - Siéyes 2

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5 Oct 2011
42
Democratic/political -> members of nation by sharing political institutions. Democratic -> sovereignty and legitimacy rests in the nation. > political
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POLI 231 - Locke 2

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29 Sep 2011
45
Three viewpoints: republican/nationalist (both are characterized to a certain extent by their absolutist tendencies) Solution: strong government, rule
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POLI 231 - Martin Luther King, Jr. & Sayyid Qutb

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19 Dec 2011
64
Citizens are only obligated to obey laws that are just. Collection of facts to determine existence of injustice. Sayyid qutb intellectual/ideological b
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POLI 231 - Machiavelli 2

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19 Dec 2011
57
The prince must be willing to be cruel and to maintain political order. Borgias used minister to oppress and maintain order. Once this was done, he exe
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