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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....

Melhores avaliações

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.

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

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por Rafael G M S M

11 de Jul de 2020

Greaat Content! Great teacher.

por Nicolás G

21 de Jun de 2020

Excelente curso

Excelent course

por Constance B

19 de Nov de 2015

Excellent introductory course.

por Lim Q H

12 de Jan de 2021

Educational and enlightening.

por Arka J M

28 de Ago de 2020

It was awesome learning here.

por Thamires C V D

9 de Ago de 2020

Great course!! I learn a lot.

por Emiliano C

22 de Jul de 2020

Fantástico! Muy recomendable.

por David E M

23 de Set de 2018

Excelente curso, muy completo

por Seba V

17 de Jan de 2021

Extraordinario e inspirador.

por Marius D

5 de Dez de 2020

The professor was brilliant!

por Ochara

14 de Jul de 2020

Comprehensible and friendly.


11 de Jul de 2020

i give this five out of five

por Burcu O

31 de Mai de 2020

Thank you Professor Shapiro.

por Fernanda P

16 de Mai de 2020

Highly recommend, thank you!

por Muhammad j a

22 de Abr de 2020

Great course about politics.

por Érica C B M F

2 de Set de 2019

Very special and spetacular!

por Min S S

12 de Dez de 2015

A great course for everyone.

por Dion C

28 de Jan de 2021

Insightful and interesting!

por Chris B

11 de Nov de 2020

A very Mind-opening course.

por deepshikha

4 de Jun de 2020

Brilliant course structure.

por Hridika R T

17 de Mai de 2020

great learning opportunity.

por Mohan C

16 de Mar de 2016

Clear and thought-provoking

por Marcelo A

11 de Nov de 2015

extremamente enriquecedor !


2 de Out de 2020

Materials were interesting

por Gabriella M L B

19 de Set de 2020

Shapiro is amazing!!!!!!!!