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Department
Political Science
Course
POL208Y1
Professor
Lilach Gilady
Semester
Fall

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REALISM AND LIBERALISMRealismCarr and Bismarck realism and realpolitik The politics of reality politics based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations Hobbes Leviathan state of nature solitary poor nasty brutish and short and the right of nature the right to secure ones survival The solution for the Hobbessian state of nature is the Leviathan the state The Hobbesian state of nature and Bulls domestic analogy the international level lacks a leviathan and therefore resembles the Hobbessian state of natureAnarchy without a leader the absence of higher governing authority beyond the state no world government does NOT mean chaos and lack of orderThe implication of an anarchic structure The security dilemmaThucydides and the Melian dialogue the strong do what they have the power to do and the weak accept what they have to acceptMachiavelli the Prince It is better to be feared than lovedModern realism Hans Morgenthaus emphasis on power politicsPower politics what is power and can it be measured Power Morgenthau mans control over the minds and actions of other man Or A gets B to do something she would not other
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