SOC101Y1 Lecture Notes - Helots, Sophist, Despotism

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Sept. 20th 2010
SOC 203 Y1Y
Theory & Ideology
Opinions & Blinds and distorts
We need historical backgrounds
Democratic ethos… doctors… relate to individuals medical history memory in
the many individuals
Pre-Socrates thinkers preceding Socrates Classical Greek
In the understanding of social structure
You needHistory + Biography Social structure
-in order to understand and analyze human nature
Platos Republic
Nature of society of his time
3 major forms of society of this time (Platos time 3 major societies)
-to eliminate defect of the society he created his Ideal Society
3 Kinds
1. Oligarchy rule of the few
2. Democracy rule of the men/people
3. Royalty/Monarchy rule of the one
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Oriental Despotism coined by Montesquieu
All power is concentrated in the hands of the ruler
Ex) Egypt- Phaorah (Conductor, organizer and choreographer)
In Platos time, example Persia
In Platonic time, Persia was representing the oriental despotism
Despotism =/= Tyranny
Pharaoh Oikos all the people are his servants
He brought the positive contributions to the working of the society
Ex) The Niles used to be inundating
Architectural & Engineering problems ; pyramids
House of Bondage
The Battle of Marathon
Persian vs Greeks Greeks lived in city-state (Polis) Pan-
Hellenic religion
Polis where the word politics comes from
Persians & Greeks werent united yet but won
Greeks won in the Battle of Marathon
Counterfactual Thought Experiment
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Democratic ethos doctors relate to individual"s medical history memory in the many individuals. Pre-socrates thinkers preceding socrates classical greek. You need history + biography social structure. In order to understand and analyze human nature . 3 major forms of society of this time (plato"s time 3 major societies) To eliminate defect of the society he created his ideal society . 3 kinds: oligarchy rule of the few, democracy rule of the men/people, royalty/monarchy rule of the one www. notesolution. com. all power is concentrated in the hands of the ruler. In platonic time, persia was representing the oriental despotism. Pharaoh oikos all the people are his servants. He brought the positive contributions to the working of the society. Ex) the niles used to be inundating. Persian vs greeks greeks lived in city-state (polis) pan- Polis where the word politics" comes from. Persians & greeks weren"t united yet but won.

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