Class Notes (836,580)
Canada (509,856)
Lecture

Jones' Lecture Nov. 1, 2011

2 Pages
144 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Political Science
Course
Political Science 1020E
Professor
Charles Jones
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture: Liberalism Part 2 Nov. 1 , 2011.  Liberalism, Revolution & Capitalism  Neo-thassical vs. Welfare Liberalism  20 Century Developments  Next time: read B&D pgs. 93-102 Liberalism in America - 1763 : no taxation without representation - armed rebellion, then independence - Tom Paine (1737-1809) - 1776: Tom Paine’s Common Sense - government is a necessary evil - legitimate government protects our natural rights - 1776: Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence - “all men are created equal” - liberalism and republicanism (worry about danger of corruption) Liberalism in France - the old order’s 3 features: religious conformity (have to be Catholic, correct belief is enforced), aristocratic privilege (rule by the wealthy few), political absolutism (unrestricted power) - 1789: Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen - liberalism: tolerance, equal opportunity, constitutional government - republicanism: fraternity, civic virtue (need to participate to ensure everyone is kept honest) Liberalism and Capitalism - seeking economic liberty - ultimately pro capitalist - against mercantilism - inter-country competition is NOT a zero-sum game - 1714: Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees - Mandeville: private vices generate public benefits - Physiocrats (atte
More Less

Related notes for Political Science 1020E

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit