POT4064 - Contemporary Political Theory POT 4064 Tuesday...

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Contemporary Political Theory POT 4064 Tuesday, August 25, 2009 5:30 Overview of Political Theory: -Political theory as a subfield of political science -The essence and focus of political Theory -Political Theory as a vital area of political science -political theory and the subfield of political/social philosophy in the discipline of philosophy Foundations of contemporary Political Ideology : -Classical Political Theory 1) Plato [“The Republic”, “The Stateman”, and “The Law”] 2) Aristotle [Ideal State, Forms of Government, Politics, etc.] 3) City-State’s politics 4) What is Good Life? 5) What is Justice? 1: American Government and Politics 2: Political Theory 3: Methodology 4: Public Administration 5: Public Policy 6: International Relations 7: Comparative Politics
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Socialism, Capitalism, Facism, Communism, Liberalism [ WHAT is good life?] Withdrawal & Protest, Philosophers - Epicurean Philosphes [materialims; maximization of happiness and avoidance of all pains, worry, and anxiety; wise people are to avoid politics
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