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m114c discussion - m114cdiscussion 20:00

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m114c discussion 20:00 Concepts of political and African American political thought/ how obama deals  with such political thought. Ideology – Ideas of the world that have not been subject to formal studies;  populous understanding (Chapter 2 Dawson) Grassroots Structured and coherent set of ideas about politics ie liberalism, feminism etc  (Chapter 1 Dawson) Elite, intellectuals, politicians, leaders etc Questions in Political Theory 1 – what is the role of the state – determines the goal of the state 2 – moral and strategic use of violence 3 – Questions of justice, views on laws/jurisprudence  4 – perfectibility of human nature How Black Ideologies respond to political theory 3 - Equality over liberty(political liberty vs emancipation) 4 – citizenship/fraternity : integration vs separation 2 – deconstruct the individual on the bases of race, class, and gender Obama’s view of political ideologies. Not defined by any specific ideology Dawson 1,2,6 Call and response up to feb 3 Obama – thesis statement Nature Culter Slavery
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Hume – classification based on race. Beatie – classification is based on conditions of oppression. If u grew up in  oppression, u did not develop fully. Paternalism – non whites are capable of  growing if they are emancipated from oppression. So non whites are infants and  whites are adults Kant – influenced by hume, accepted humes racial stratification
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