POLI_2060_Quiz_Two

POLI_2060_Quiz_Two - POLI 2060 Quiz 2 September 20, 2011...

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POLI 2060 Quiz 2 September 20, 2011 Name:________________________________________________________________________ Directions: Answer three (3) of the following five (5) questions. Each correct answer will be worth three (3) points; partial credit will be given. This is a short answer format, therefore your answers should not exceed three or four sentences. Please feel free to write on the back. 1. In St. Augustine’s understanding of the world, what is the smallest political unit? In St. Augustine's understanding of the world, the smallest political unit is the family. 2. Give one example of why St. Augustine is considered by some to be the first modern political thinker. A few examples of why St. Augustine is considered by some to be the first modern political thinker are: (a) he is the first political realist in that he does not propose a utopian political society, but rather explains the limits of politics and (b) in his works, he tends to be descriptive rather than prescriptive about political society (though not, of
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course POLI SCI 2060 taught by Professor Shoultz during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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POLI_2060_Quiz_Two - POLI 2060 Quiz 2 September 20, 2011...

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