2007.10.23 - Revolution

2007.10.23 - Revolution - [REVOLUTION] History 119...

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[ REVOLUTION ] History 119 · Discussion 301 · Platt October 23, 2007 R EVOLUTION AND C OPERNICUS - in 1600, you would have thought about the movement of planets and starts - natural and consistent T HOMAS M ORE S U TOPIA - Thomas More (d. 1535) - Utopia (1516) - this word means “no-place” - human nature - what is the relationship between human nature and public culture - what happens to human beings if you make them fight to live - Plato, The Republic (c. 360 BC) - Plato puts foreward, that first there are 3 kinds of humans - bronze: manual laborers, do the kind of mindless work that every society requires - silver: the warriors - gold: philosopher kings, the notion that the person that rules a kingdom is trained physically, well educated, and bred to lead - it is the process of education, that shows the true nature of a human - what if one were to train to educate, to shape, to breed? - Machiavelli, The Prince (1513) - cynical world - animalistic people - Thomas More asks: what is everyone had enough to eat? -
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 119 taught by Professor Wandel during the Winter '07 term at Wisconsin.

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2007.10.23 - Revolution - [REVOLUTION] History 119...

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