Midterm - Section 1

Midterm - Section 1 - Section 1 Definitions (10% each...

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Section 1 Definitions (10% each definition for a total of 20%) 1) According to Hersch what are the three components of political education, which was also called transformative art (not the three ways that art can be political though)? Charles Hersch describes political education as the process by which citizens acquire the knowledge and sensibility necessary to participate in politics. Firstly, one must be familiar with politics or one’s political system. Secondly, one must possess the ability to think critically and imaginatively. Finally, one must have the capacity to consider the effects of one’s actions on the public interest rather than just on one’s private interest. Anything that encourages these abilities can be considered a source of political education. Examples include: books, theories, institutions, and practical experience. 2) What is Freud's concept of the ID and how is it related to the field of art and politics? Sigmund Freud’s concept of the Id derives from Freud’s perception of three states of human psyche: the Id, the Ego, and the Superego. The Id is the human mind at its most primitive state. Instincts like hunger, sex, and aggression all encompass the drives of the Id. In relation to
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PS 301 taught by Professor Parsons during the Winter '08 term at Oregon.

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Midterm - Section 1 - Section 1 Definitions (10% each...

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