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Unformatted text preview: Political & Social Philosophy Political & Social Philosophy Week 3, Tuesday Week 3, Tuesday Class Breakdown 1. 1. Introduction Introduction 2. 2. Getting to Know You Getting to Know You 3. 3. Anarchist’s Challenge, Revisited Anarchist’s Challenge, Revisited 4. 4. Natural Subordination Natural Subordination 5. 5. Authority from the Good Authority from the Good 6. 6. Agreeing to Subjugation? Agreeing to Subjugation? Student Presentations • If you haven’t found a partner and scheduled your duo, do so ASAP via D2L! – First presentation this Thursday – Week 4 is completely open – Must have signed up by this Thursday! • Or will be penalized significant late penalty • List at least a tentative topic • Guidelines & Tips are online Next Class • Consent Theory – We’ll try to catch up w/ the syllabus! • Quiz – Questions on Today’s reading and lecture slides – Questions from Thursday’s reading Paper – Instructions on D2L • Due Thursday, February 18 th , by 6pm • Topic: Political Authority and the USA • 1000 – 1500 words Crito Excerpt • We will read this in class on Thursday, and discuss it • It is on D2L already if you want a preview (and read it ahead of time on your own) The Problem of Political Authority Aka. “You Don’t Own Me!” <snap snap snap> Anarchist’s Challenge What justifies any individual/group subjugating me? Answers to the Challenge (by the State/ruler) : 1) I am God (divine right) 2) I am superior to you (natural subordination) 3) I know what’s best for you (authority from the good) Natural Subordination Theory Natural Subordination Theory Anarchist’s Challenge Challenge: What justifies any individual or group subjugating me? A1: Because the ruler is superior to the subject. A2: Because that’s the natural order of things . Slavery in Ancient Greece • Slavery was an essential component of the development of Ancient Greece throughout its history. • Most ancient writers considered slavery not only necessary but natural • Neither the Stoics nor the Early Christians questioned the practice. Aristotle: Slaves by Nature • “some should rule and others be ruled is a thing not only necessary, but expedient; from the hour of their birth , some are marked out for subjection, others for rule.” • “…the lower sort are by nature slaves, and it is better for them as for all inferiors that they should be under the rule of a master. Natural Subordination: Race • ...slavery is now penal in character and planned by that law which commands the preservation of the natural order and forbids disturbance. ( Saint Augustine ) Natural Subordination Women in the Man’s World? Female Subjugation in Greek Society • ‘It is the...
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