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politconscoius - POLITICAL SCIENCE I. Introduction to...

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POLITICAL SCIENCE I. Introduction to Political Consciousness A. Principle of Subjectivity: Consciousness of Self and of Others 1. Axial Age 800-200 BCE (before the common era) Iron Age- weapons are discovered Axial age: i. Extension of markets, beginning of markets, commerce when tribal civilizations have contact now ii. Time when cities begin to grow and flourish ex. Athens, Babylon, Rome iii. Time when many of great religions of the world come into being ex. Confucinism Hinduism iv. Time of great Hebrew prophets ex. Jeremiah, Isaiah, Elijah v. Beginning in Greece of the development of rational insight B. Leads to Estrangement 1. Time of the birth of individual consciences 2. Human psyche, search for meaning 3. Subjectivity begins to emerge. C. Estrangement Leads to Political Consciousness 1. Time when political consciousness begins to emerge II. Political Consciousness: self-concious, deliberate search for rational and moral order. A. Conscoiusness of self leads to concern for individual rights/conscience.
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2010 for the course POLI POLI 1001 taught by Professor Eubanks during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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