Introduction to Political Philosophy
Yale,, Fall 2006 , Prof. Steven B. Smith
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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
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Introduction to Political Philosophy (PLSC 114)
The discussion of the Republic continues. An account is given of the various figures, their role in the dialogue and what they represent in the work overall. Socrates challenges Polemarchus argument on justice, questions the distinction between a friend and an enemy, and asserts his famous thesis that all virtues require knowledge and reflection at their basis.
0000 - Chapter 1. Polemarchus
0825 - Chapter 2. Thrasymachus
1859 - Chapter 3. Glaucon
2609 - Chapter 4. Adeimantus
3728 - Chapter 5. Spiritedness and the Establishment of the Just City
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This course was recorded in Fall 2006.
Sep 12, 2018
Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.
March 29, 2019
Great course. Thank you very much.