Political Consciousness

Political Consciousness - Lecture 1 Political Consciousness...

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Lecture 1 Political Consciousness - Two species of political being o Tribal Tribalism was the original form of political consciousness Primitive concept of a tribe excluding the concept of I o Example: Us as a United States We, they, us, them o Individuated An awareness of the self o The Principle of Subjectivity An awareness of the self and subject Allowed the concept of an us become a self Caused dramatic change of political consciousness Lecture 2 - In a tribal com m unity, what is missing? o Political Consciousness The d eliberate s elf conscious rational atte m pt to order the affairs of the co m m unity - In Hebrew societies, at the time of Moses, we can s e e the m ove m e nt from a tribal co m m unity to political consciousness a nd of the s elf o They found the two tablets where one was a list of instructions of how to b eh ave a to m aintain order The ten com m and m e nts - In Athens, by the time of the creation of the city stat es, we b egin to s e e the e m ergen consciousn ess of politics - How do we achieve this state of consciousn ess?
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2010 for the course POLI 1001 taught by Professor Eubanks during the Fall '05 term at LSU.

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