American Political Thought Final
What is Liberty? All the authors answer that question differently.
In Lockes letter concerning toleration he believes that the separation of church is
fundamental to liberty
o How does he understand liberty? How does he s
Madison wants unity but not in the way the anti federalists want it. The antifederalists think
we should be small, we should have the same education, we should have the same interests
and there should be a common good that we are all dedicated to. What t
Locke Lecture 2 Jan 16
Locke is against orthodoxy which says you belong to the orthodoxy, you belong to that order.
Locke says no, you belong to your own reason. Your soul belongs to you; youre not born to a
Locke divides things up, the chur
With his book Tocqueville hopes to is to help to civilize the modern world by helping it to
accept democracy to show that mans nobility and the human good accompany these
There is a danger giving into debased equality. there