POLI 231 - Antigone
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–family ties vs political ties
–religious (Antigone) vs Political (Creon)
–Natural law vs positive law
–morality vs law
–men vs women
–young (impetuosity) vs old (wisdom)
–Good vs Evil
–Individual vs Collective
–Public vs Private
–Passion vs Wisdom
The nature of the regime: Authoritarian vs Responsive
Political legitimacy = ability to maintain order
Legitimacy of law > conferring to objective standard of morality?
Do objective standards exist? If they exist, can human beings know them?
Law > responsive to subjects?
–intends to raise family issue
–unintentionally challenges political order
–unintentionally turns against family member (sister)
–intends to raise political issue
–unintentionally challenges family issues (familial relationships with all
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