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Unformatted text preview: 1688 Glorious Revolution Glorious Revolution of 1688 William and Mary of Orange Invited by Parliament Lockes criticism of Divine Right theory Monarchical authority derives from Adams dominion, as granted by God Against Divine Right: Adams limited dominion Adams heirs limited dominion Inconclusive patrimony Inconclusive line of descent What is the purpose of Adams right of dominion? The function/purpose of political power is to promote the public good Derivation of political power Imagine there is no authority Whatever people would choose, that is legitimate political power The kind of legitimate authority that is exercised in any relationship is defined by the purpose or function of that relationship Examples of contrasting powers Father-children (natural authority) Master-servant (employer-employee)(conventional authority) Husband-Wife (conventional authority) Lord-Slave (natural authority)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course POLI 271 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08