Sept 15 - Evaluate Pericles (+Athens) Pericles: All are...

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Evaluate Pericles (+Athens ) Pericles: All are part of a whole, the sum is much greater than sum or parts, part of something much bigger Standards of Judgment Political Theory as Search for standards… crisis Education/Paideia Authoritative educator o Authority v. Power o Authority AND Freedom o Arete and elutheria (positive freedoms – being able to do what you want… *NOT “freedom from” of interference) Empowerment/capacities to do something Political theory established to help others find way/authoritative direction, To truly be free, one needs to act on a set of principals, ethical dilemmas Paideia – 3 important educators “of citizens” (the whole person within the context of the polis) - Poets: Homer, Solon, Socrates sees his role as an intervener that is juxtaposed next to ideas/thoughts, who acts as a gadfly (stinging fly -> slap in the face) Apology – Socrates’s speech Learn that speech is *sanctified* We are zoon politikon(political animals) AND zoon logistika (we use speech to convey ideas/thoughts etc) - in text o
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Sept 15 - Evaluate Pericles (+Athens) Pericles: All are...

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