Check Out Introduction To Political Philosophy With Steven B. Smith Yale Courses

This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three broad themes that are central to understanding political life are focused upon: the polis experience (Plato, Aristotle), the sovereign state (Machiavelli, Hobbes), constitutional government (Locke), and democracy (Rousseau, Tocqueville). The way in which different political philosophies have given expression to various forms of political institutions and our ways of life are examined throughout the course.

introduction to political philosophy with steven b. smith yale courses

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1. introduction: what is political philosophy? 92 10 Sep, 2011
2. socratic citizenship: plato's apology 72 10 Sep, 2011
3. socratic citizenship: plato's crito 81 10 Sep, 2011
4. philosophers and kings: plato's republic, i-ii 81 10 Sep, 2011
5. philosophers and kings: plato's republic, iii-iv 85 10 Sep, 2011
6. philosophers and kings: plato's republic, v 82 10 Sep, 2011
7. the mixed regime and the rule of law: aristotle's politics, i, iii 91 10 Sep, 2011
8. the mixed regime and the rule of law: aristotle's politics, iv 82 10 Sep, 2011
9. the mixed regime and the rule of law: aristotle's politics, vii 86 10 Sep, 2011
10. new modes and orders: machiavelli's the prince (chaps. 1-12) 79 10 Sep, 2011
11. new modes and orders: machiavelli's the prince (chaps. 13-26) 82 10 Sep, 2011
12. the sovereign state: hobbes' leviathan 81 10 Sep, 2011
13. the sovereign state: hobbes' leviathan 75 10 Sep, 2011
14. the sovereign state: hobbes' leviathan 100 10 Sep, 2011
15. constitutional government: locke's second treatise (1-5) 84 10 Sep, 2011
16. constitutional government: locke's second treatise (7-12) 87 10 Sep, 2011
17. constitutional government: locke's second treatise (13-19) 93 10 Sep, 2011
18. democracy and participation: rousseau's discourse 83 10 Sep, 2011
19. democracy and participation: rousseau's discourse 66 10 Sep, 2011
20. democracy and participation: rousseau's social contract, i-ii 81 10 Sep, 2011

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