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Unformatted text preview: decisions 3. What is the role of rational self-interest in politics? 4. Public Goods a. Goods that are collectively produced and (freely) available to anyone’s consumption a.i. Ex. National defense Public education Excludable public goods Non excludable public goods 5. Patterson a. Liberty a.i. (-) freedom as something an individual has as a right, but is constantly under threat from outside forces, especially the state. a.ii. (+) positive liberty is a freedom to do or achieve something. It requires both freedom to do and the opportunity, money, political power, family support, or whatever that is needed to accomplish these ends. b. Self-government c. Equality d. Individualism e. Diversity f. Unity...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course POLI 100 taught by Professor Rabinowitz during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07