45+Week+5+Lecture+1-2 - China and Rome, Jesus Cult

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Unformatted text preview: IAS 45 Survey of World History Week 5 Lecture 1-2: Instructor: Joseph W.H. Lough Phone: 510.219.6569 email: joseph_lough@berkeley.edu Office Hours: Tues. 1-5 125 Stephens Hall GSIs: Rachel Brahinsky rbrahinsky@berkeley.edu Patrick Hazelton phazelton@berkeley.edu Johntell Washington johntell@berkeley.edu Review The Periclean Revolution: The Cradle of Democracy Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War The Causes of the War The Debate at Sparta and Declaration of War Inconvenient Truths is your enemy your friend's enemy Pericles' Funeral Oration Review The Periclean Revolution: The Cradle of Democracy Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War The Plague The complaint The end of civil society Socrates Plato's Gorgias Review Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics and Politics what is the good life? while individuals can be good alone, they can be the best only in community (polis ) with others the end or goal (telos ) of human beings is to be the best : human beings are political animals under what conditions can human beings be the best? when they have enough, but not too much Review Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics and Politics under what conditions can human beings be the best? when they are sufficiently mature to have experienced the world to be educated to suffer from no material wants to suffer from no physical disability to enjoy a healthy and happy family to work together actively for the public good Review Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics and Politics three ways of life bovine existencepleasure contemplative existenceideal, immaterial active existencepolitics business? the good life is fulfilled in politeia , public life the realm of necessity (oikonomia ) is the material foundation for politeia (the realm of freedom) Review Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics and Politics the good life is fulfilled in politeia , public life just as difference, hierarchy, and despotism are natural in the oikonomia , so substantial equality and mutual service on behalf of the polis (though non-existent in nature) naturally form the end and goal (telos ) of the politeia , the public sphere yet, not all ways of oikonomia getting wealthare natural Review Aristotles Nicomachean Ethics and Politics the good life is fulfilled in politeia , public life while all natural things have limitssome kinds of wealth getting (oikonomia ) appear boundless and so pervert all things they touch: courage war-making health care Review When are we talking about?...
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