History 145 17 Oct 07

History 145 17 Oct 07 - Robespierre 10/17/2007 8:58:00 AM...

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Robespierre 17/10/2007 10:58:00 Office Hours Change: Monday 11-1 and Wednesday 11-12 What view on politics in Robespierre’s writings that caused the Great Terror Virtue o What does it show? It inhibited compromise on what to do with the king.  There was no compromise.  He was saying that you are either republican or a royalist, you  could not be neither.  He says that parties do not really exist, there is just one voice He condemns parties by calling them factions.  He condemns them as a conspiracy.  There is no experience in party thinking and faction  thinking.  They came from the Estates The corporate system Coming from the Estate establishes your  reputation, standards, and habits.  Jean Jacques Rousseau Another influencial philosopher at this time A little more radical General Will “Social Contract”
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