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Unformatted text preview: (2) political ideologies. Lectures for the first half of the term (up to October 20) address five central normative questions: - Political authority: why should there be a state at all? - Political obligation: Should we obey the law? - Democracy: Should the people rule? - Liberty: How free should we be? - Distributive justice: How should property rights be distributed? Lectures for the second half of the term (from October 25 to December 6) address political ideologies. We investigate the history of ideology and see how each of the main ideologies answers questions such as: How do I fit into the world? How does the world work? What should be done?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course POLISCI 1020E taught by Professor Charlesjones during the Fall '11 term at UWO.
- Fall '11
- Political Science