*PED DIS = PEDAGOGICAL DISEQUILIBRIUM
Pedagogical (Peda=child/ gogical to teach by peers)
Pedagogical Disequilibrium = teaching to unbalanced
90 WORDS ON THE
o Force to focus on opposite sex
o (it can be a Contrapasso)
o when they would cross path running they would kiss. (gays go
one side and str8 men go the other way and in the middle
they kiss on the cheek etc.)
Professor: E. King
September 12, 2016
What strikes you as unusual or unexpected about the opening section of The Republic?
In Book one of the republic of Plato, the element which struck me as unexpected is the
women stereotype -> more emotional : should stay home and not be heard of
antigone: does not characterize stereotype
she is pretty defined
she seems very pissed
she lost most of her family
she behaves like she is lovely sort of fo
Western Philosophy Notes
-Paradigm : axiomatic
changing an axiom extraordinary difficult
cant admit your wrong/ old people hard to change
- who are you contracting with
- only used in one sense: only contract with those who are
Chicago Manual Citation Style: 16th Ed.
The Chicago Manual of Style provides two documentation systems: the notes and
bibliography style (p. 1 3) and the author-date style (p. 4-6). For numerous specific examples,
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1469: Machiavelli born in Florence (May 3rd). Ferdinand of Aragon marries Isabella of Castille,
the unification of Spain.
1478: Lorenzo the Magnificent escapes an assassination attempt and becomes the dominant
figure in Florence.
Department of Political Science
POLI 206-C: Introduction to Western Political Theory
Monday and Wednesday 2:45-4:00, H553
Prof. Ryan McKinnell
E-mail: [email protected]
Office: H 1225-38
Office Hours: Monday 16:00-
The Republic: Characters
Glaucon: brother of Plato, goes down to the Piraeus with Socrates. The courageous
brother. From other sources we are told Glaucon had political ambitions.
Adeimantus: Another brother of Plato. Already in the Piraeus, he i
1632: Locke born.
1640: Parliamentary Crisis; Charles I dissolves Parliament, Scots army invades northern England
and defeats Royalist forces. Hobbes flees to France.
1642-1651: English Civil War.
1637: Descartes publishes Discourse on Met
1661: Ascension of Louis XIV.
1679: Death of Hobbes.
1682: Hobbes books burned at Oxford. Peter becomes Russian Tsar.
1683: Ottomans defeated at the Siege of Vienna.
1684: Calculus developed separately by Newton and Leibniz.
POLI 206-G: Introduction to Western Political Theory
In 5-6 pages double spaced, write an essay on one of the following topics. Your essay is to be
argumentative, meaning it should have a clear thesis statement. Your argument should
Locke Vs. Hobbes.
According to me Locke is right. Locke says its okay to kill an individual in power if he is
not doing a good job, such as a king or a ruler. Locke also believes that in humanity
everyone wants to get along promot
What is the crime that gets you into the lowest levels of hell?
According to Dante the lowest level of hell which is the 9 th circle labeled as
Traitors. The 9th circle illustrates 4 inner circles pertaining traitors to family (1)
Pedrum Shokouhi 40027811
Does the truth exist independently of our ability to see it?
Yes, the truth does exist independently in our ability to see it. It also involves critical
thinking and more or less a minimum level of knowledge. Since the beginning o
Class #3 - Thursday, September 18
Return on The Apology:
- Socrates didnt receive a fee for the service he was providing his students
with. It proves his sincerity. Hes motivated by a commitment to truth.
Whereas Sophists arent sincere, t
INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN POLITICAL THEORIES
Machiavelli writes that the prince needs to cultivate virtue and appear virtuous. What
does he mean by this, and why does he say it? Do you agree
november 2 2015
Eng. clivil war
King Chaz Executed
First modern and realist theories
Aristotle: Plato greatest student and Socrates too. He studies with Plato for 22 years. He disagreed a lot
with Plato, he took 12 years off, and he traveled. (Aristotle school) Lyceum near Platos old academy.
He Tuteed Alexander The Great .
The auk tree
The study of the outcome of human existence
Same teleological path
Went to kinder garden, then primary, then high school, then college, then
university etc. same path for most people
Authors Form Poli 206
3 levels of friendship: ID = Aristotle
- Level 1
o One-night stand
o Friends who provide mutual pleasure to each other for a limited amount of time
o Example go to the park in the winter play hockey in the park and then u
Terms Quiz 1
Id (Can be anyone but has to be related to at least one significance)
1 significance (one of the significance can be your personal opinion)
2 significances (one can be an example)
3 significances (has to be truly s
Terms after midterm
ID: Kant or Burke
Def: If in nature you see something so violent it produces beyond human capacity to ration
1. Can be used a Power structure in order to keep people in line (scaring them in place)
2. Goes beyond what a persons
ID for axiom -> Uglota
ID for natural definition -> Plato
Dialects of power -> Was not sure going to get back to me on Monday
Def: Usually. Most. Of. The. Time, double conditional which opens the prince
- this sho
Take Home Quiz
- Explanation of phenomena by the purpose they serve rather than by postulated causes.
(A knowledge of outcomes of human existence)
- Study of nature we can die just like animals from a cut.
- Middle sc