Physical laws determine whether or not something happens.
Why bother talking about politics if its all determined?
Kant - trying to figure out some possible event when you would be free.
The universe controls you through your inclinations.
Political Science 31A
Dr. Kevin Olsen
15 May 2015
John Locke and Deadly Force
In this paper, I will be discussing H.R.306, a bill also known as the National Statistics on
Deadly Force Transparency Act of 2015, and its influence from and ass
University of Bonn
pulled out of university after frat duel and went to another university then graduated with a
degree in law
never practiced law because he was never interested in law.
Editor of Rheinische Zeitung at age 24
Dominant class makes the rules/ideas.
How ideas are propagated through society are how they are circulated.
Dominant class had control over economy and processes that control our thoughts.
There must be a capitalist economy to have vinyls.
table from 04/28/15
will of all
As a citizen, a man has a general will.
Sample exam on website
No blue book
4 basic kinds of questions: represented on sample exam
1. conceptual clarification question
2. comparative question
3. textual interpretation question
WHAT IS THE GENERAL WILL?
The Two John Locke
John Locke I Founder of Liberalism
an important tradition of political theory
developed primarily in England
a strong influence on American politics
emphasizes liberty and equality
liberty takes priority over e
The life that you lead is the nasty, brutish. Not the people
Bryan and Jeffery
Farm and steal
Farm and steal
a.) seek peace
b.) when peace doesn't work, use war
Right of nature: the bodily ability to defend you
1. Property by appropriation
Property by Exchange
[primitive market economy]
Locke says people will discover that they dislike certain things.
These pretty metals have a shared value, or coin curre
Athenian political scene before Solon
Irrational legal system exists to perform certain functions.
Did not do a very good job of performing the job it was to perform.
Solon made the Greek political system more rational.
Irrational political sy
John Locke and the Glorious Revolution
John Locker, 1632-1704
Charles II is crowned in 1680, restoring the royal line
The Restoration 1660
Members of Parliament invited King Richard to step down and kinged Charles
Anthony Ashley Cooper
Thomas Hobbes born 1588, 1679. Lived in London.
1. The Rise of Modern Science
Hobbes was very interested in Galileo Galilei Italian astronomer and physicist
Galileo vastly improves the telescope: 1609
Discovers four of Jupiter's moons and the
Second period of the Racial Contract
formal equality + de facto white privilege
Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution 1865
part of the transition away from de facto white privilege
no longer can own people as property
Plessy v. Ferguso