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Unformatted text preview: Study Questions Week 10 1. What is Daire-i Adalet (Circle of Equity)? What would a polity that is built according to the principles of the Circle of Equity look like? Which states tried to put these principles in practice? How successful were they? 2. Why does Knalzade base his model of ideal polity on Aristotle, the First Master? 3. Do James Is views about the ideal monarchy fit in the medieval European model of politics? Or do they signal a change? Compare with views of Aquinas and de Pizan. 4. What is justice? Is it an absolute, supra-historical (tarihst) concept? Explain with examples. 5. Do you consider the emergence of the monarchy under divine kingship as a positive development? Why or why not? 6. What is absolutism? How does it differ from constitutionalism? Do they have any common characteristics? 7. How does Aquinas define natural law? What is its relation they have any common characteristics?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2012 for the course FENS 101 taught by Professor Selçukerdem during the Fall '12 term at Sabancı University.
- Fall '12