October 21 Lecture - Intro to Political Theory Lecture...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Intro to Political Theory Lecture 10/21/15 Government is not permanently cyclical o Things are always different under circumstances, they’re never entirely the same o History does not necessarily “repeat” itself o All 6 types of government bare resemblance to one another Distinguishes good from bad under human ability Resemblance of virtú and vice (good and bad forms of government) are all examples of M pulling the rug out of any kind of moral or principle kind of knowledge and its utility in political life Broad disagreement on where USA is on accenting/decline Realism Wikipedia page: o Held up as first political scientist o Need to be addressing world as it is rather than what it ought to be o Assumes M is a realist o One could argue that there is plenty of evidence to contest that o Concerned with empirical reality of politics The role of class conflict in the Discourses: o Not all disorder is good disorder, but he praises disorder o

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture