Political Science 1020E Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Brian Barry, Immanuel Kant, Ascribed Status

18 views2 pages

Document Summary

What is liberalism: all liberals aim to promote individual liberty, liberals value liberty, but liberty disagree about the nature of liberty. Brian barry on liberal states: religious toleration coming out of religion wars, freedom of the press, abolition of servile social status. Brian barry on liberal ideas: no religion dogma can reasonably be held with certainty, every doctrine should be open to critical scrutiny, fundamental equality of all human beings: inequality is an artifact. Medieval europe: religious conformity, feudalism economic and social order associated with hierarchy, ascribed status, political absolutism. Challenging the medieval order: questioning religious conformity, rejecting ascribed status in favour of achieved status and equal opportunity, overthrowing absolute monarchy. Individualism: the primacy of the individual, kant: treat human beings never merely as means but always at the same time as ends in. Immanuel kant (1724-1804): enlightenment, morality, freedom, dignity, respect themselves.

Get access

Grade+20% off
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
30 Verified Answers

Related Documents