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Exam 1: 1. Clytaemnestra said “I had a fateful dream in which I gave birth to a snake and when I suckled it at my breast, it drew blood.” 2. Menelaus is Agamemnon ʼ s brother and his wife is Helen. 3. Aegisthus is Clytaemnestra ʼ s lover. He takes revenge on the House of Atreus by becoming a tyrant. 4. Pylades is a friend of Orestes and reminded him that Apollo commanded him to perform his duty and avenge the death of his father by killing his mother. 5. Iphigenia is the daughter of Clytaemnestra and Agamemnon who is destined to be sacriFced by her own father in order to awaken the winds that would send ships to the war in Troy. 6. Cassandra is the mistress of Agamemnon and is also a prophetess and forewarns Agamemnon of his death at the hands of his wife. 7. Epistemology is the branch of metaphysics that deals with questions of knowledge. 8. Ethics is the branch of metaphysics that deals with systems of moral conduct. 9. Philosophical anthropology is the study of human nature. 10. The principle of subjectivity is best characterized as the consciousness of self and of others. 11. Sovereignty is not necessarily a characteristic of a nation. 12. Religious similarities are not necessarily characteristics of a state. 13. Two species of political being are individuated and tribal. 14. the political signiFcance of consciousness of self is the concern for individual rights. 15. the political signiFcance of consciousness of others is the concern for one ʼ s obligations towards others. 16. Tribal societies are interested in storytelling and that best describes their afFnity for mythos. 17. Individuated societies are interested in rational truths and this best describes their afFnity for logos. 18. tribal political societies are best characterized for having kinship, instinct, customs, and mythos. 19. individuated political societies are best characterized for having associations, reason, law, and city. 20. the principle of subjectivity leads to estrangement because it brings about a feeling of insecurity and a sense of loss from the tribe. 21.the strengths of tribal societies include a sense of belonging and identity, a sense of protection and security, and they express the social nature of human beings, especially familial ties. 22. the weakness of modern, rational/legal or individuated political societies include
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2009 for the course POLI 1001 taught by Professor Eubanks during the Fall '05 term at LSU.

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