Introduction to Political Philosophy

Yale Course , Fall 2006 , Prof. Steven B. Smith

100 students enrolled

Overview

Introduction: What is Political Philosophy - Socratic Citizenship: Plato's Apology-Plato's Crito - Philosophers and Kings: Plato's Republic,Plato's Republic,Plato's Republic - The Mixed Regime and the Rule of Law: Aristotle's Politics - New Modes and Orders: Machiavelli's The Prince - The Sovereign State: Hobbes' Leviathan - Constitutional Government: Locke's Second Treatise - Constitutional Government: Locke's Second Treatise - Democracy and Participation: Rousseau's Discourse - Democratic Statecraft: Tocqueville's Democracy in America - In Defense of Politics

Lecture 17: Constitutional Government Lockes Second Treatise (13-19)

Up Next
You can skip ad in
SKIP AD >
Advertisement
      • 2x
      • 1.5x
      • 1x
      • 0.5x
      • 0.25x
        EMBED LINK
        COPY
        DIRECT LINK
        PRIVATE CONTENT
        OK
        Enter password to view
        Please enter valid password!
        0:00
        0 (0 Ratings)

        Lecture Details

        Introduction to Political Philosophy (PLSC 114) In this lecture, two important issues are addressed in the context of Lockes Second Treatise. First, there is discussion on the role of the executive vis-a-vis the legislative branch of government in Lockes theory of the constitutional state. Second, Lockes political theories are related to the American regime and contemporary American political philosophy. The lecture concludes with John Rawls book, A Theory of Justice, and how his general theory relates to Lockes political ideas. 0000 - Chapter 1. The Role of Executive Power in Lockes Theory of Government 2741 - Chapter 2. Contrasting Rawls Theory of Justice with Lockes Theory of LiberalIsm 4217 - Chapter 3. Locke, the American Regime and the Current State of Political Philosophy Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website httpopen.yale.educourses This course was recorded in Fall 2006.

        LECTURES



        Review


        0

        0 Rates
        1
        0%
        0
        2
        0%
        0
        3
        0%
        0
        4
        0%
        0
        5
        0%
        0

        Comments Added Successfully!
        Please Enter Comments
        Please Enter CAPTCHA
        Invalid CAPTCHA
        Please Login and Submit Your Comment