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Sobre o curso

When do governments deserve our allegiance, and when should they be denied it? This course explores the main answers that have been given to this question in the modern West. We start with a survey of the major political theories of the Enlightenment: Utilitarianism, Marxism, and the social contract tradition. In each case, we begin with a look at classical formulations, locating them in historical context, but then shift to the contemporary debates as they relate to politics today. Next, we turn to the rejection of Enlightenment political thinking, again exploring both classical and contemporary formulations. The last part of the course deals with the nature of, and justifications for, democratic politics, and their relations to Enlightenment and Anti-Enlightenment political thinking. In addition to exploring theoretical differences among the various authors discussed, considerable attention is devoted to the practical implications of their competing arguments. To this end, we discuss a variety of concrete problems, including debates about economic inequality, affirmative action and the distribution of health care, the limits of state power in the regulation of speech and religion, and difficulties raised by the emerging threat of global environmental decay....

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MS
16 de Set de 2015

excellant work dont by Dr Ian Shapiro and staff on putting such a mind turning,thought provoking MOOC on a complex and ever controversial subject known as POLITICS!..I hope to see more from them soon

SS
1 de Jul de 2020

The lectures are easy to understand, the reading materials informative. I thoroughly enjoyed this course and any beginner will be able to grasp the technicalities of Moral Politics after this Course.

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por Chapuller D A

24 de Dez de 2019

Excellent course!

por harshit u

10 de Dez de 2019

productive course

por Sonia S M C

7 de Out de 2019

Excellent course!

por Tarcizio Z

21 de Mar de 2018

Excellent course.

por jeewonlim

1 de Jul de 2017

superb! Thank you

por Priscilla V

6 de Out de 2015

Excellent course!

por Siti K

24 de Mai de 2021

very good course

por César Q C

16 de Mar de 2021

Excelent course!

por Christine M G

19 de Out de 2020

very informative

por Dr. B P A P I - A

26 de Set de 2020

EXCELLENT COURSE

por CHEJERLA O R

14 de Jun de 2020

excellent course

por VARALAKSHMI P V T C

24 de Mai de 2020

very good videos

por Jose C

22 de Mar de 2019

Preeeeeetty good

por Luís G S

7 de Mar de 2019

Shapiro is GREAT

por Winston L R d F

29 de Mai de 2017

Excelent course!

por Gabriella F

15 de Mai de 2017

Amazing course!!

por Marcio E

30 de Nov de 2015

Excelent Course.

por Sabahattin G

13 de Dez de 2020

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por Leslie C H

6 de Out de 2020

GREAT COURSE!!!

por Deivis P

23 de Set de 2020

excelente curso

por Michael G

21 de Set de 2020

GREAT COURSE!!!

por Marina Z B

7 de Set de 2020

Excellent class

por Reynelle J O G

26 de Ago de 2020

amazing teacher

por Deleted A

23 de Jul de 2020

Excelente curso

por Wen W

21 de Mar de 2020

cool instructor