7 March 2013
Review: Emersons Self Reliance
-self reliance as Second Dec of Independence
-advocated Non-conformism and critique
-Self as domain of freedom [Inner Ocean of Freedom]
-Distinct from individual freedom in natural rights traditio
Competing Conceptions of Freedom
*Freedom as property rights (to slaves)
*Freedom as state rights (to self government and non-interference)
*Diverse, but against property
PO 203 !
Patricia J Williams April 23rd
Lincoln and the Question of Slavery Part 1 (Pre-Civil War)
*William Lloyd Garrisons Abolitionism
-argued against slavery on moral ad religious ground
Everyone hears the words republican and democrat when it comes time for elections.
But, very few people understand what republican means and the implications a
republican government can have on society. Many countries are republics. For example,
The issue of abortion has been an issue of contention in the United States for more than
a century. However, the issue of abortion has been settled in every state in the country,
and is enjoying universal protection under the law since the 1970s. Although
All democratic countries elect a president and Members of Parliament with an election.
This is of utmost importance to a country that states that it is a democracy. What is a
democracy? A democracy is a government selected by the people of a country. The
Many countries are democratic countries. These are countries where a president or
leaders are selected by elections and where many laws are approved by the population.
This means all the people of the country have a say in what goes on in the country. As
Humans have rights. These are rights any law has to abide by irrespective of the
circumstances. These basic rights include certain civil liberties and political rights.
The most salient right to all humans is their right to life and physical safety. The