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The modern political tradition : Hobbes to Habermas [electronic resource] / Lawrence Cahoone.

Cahoone, Lawrence E., 1954- (Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (approximately 1080 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2014.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 1 Origins and Conflicts of Modern Politics Episode 2 Ancient Republics, Empires, Fiefdoms Episode 3 Machiavelli's New Order Episode 4 Hobbes, Natural Law, the Social Contract Episode 5 Locke on Limited Government and Toleration Episode 6 Rousseau's Republican Community Episode 7 Kant's Ethics of Duty and Natural Rights Episode 8 Smith and the Market Revolution Episode 9 Montesquieu and the American Founding Episode 10 Debating the French Revolution Episode 11 Legacies of the Revolution Episode 12 Nationalism and a People's War Episode 13 Civil Society Episode 14 Mill on Liberty and Utility Episode 15 Marx's Critique of Capitalism Episode 16 Modern vs. Traditional Society Episode 17 Progressivism and New Liberalism Episode 18 Fleeing Liberalism - Varieties of Socialism Episode 19 Fleeing Liberalism - Fascism and Carl Schmitt Episode 20 Totalitarianism and Total War Episode 21 Conservative or Neoliberal Episode 22 Reviving the Public Realm Episode 23 Philosophy vs. Politics Episode 24 Marcuse and the New Left Episode 25 Rawls's A Theory of Justice Episode 26 Ayn Rand, Robert Nozick, Libertarianism Episode 27 What about Community? Episode 28 Walzer on Everything Money Shouldn't Buy Episode 29 Identity Politics - Feminism Episode 30 Identity Politics - Multiculturalism Episode 31 The Politics of Nature Episode 32 Postmodernism, Truth, and Power Episode 33 Habermas - Democracy as Communication Episode 34 The End of History? Clash of Civilizations? Episode 35 Just Wars? The Problem of Dirty Hands Episode 36 Why Political Philosophy Matters.
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Digital content provided by hoopla.
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Lawrence Cahoone, College of the Holy Cross, lecturer.
Summary, etc.:
Liberty. Democracy. Rights. Community. Without even realizing it, we all use the fruits of political philosophy. The question is, are we using them well? This is your opportunity to navigate the labyrinth of Western political and social theory. Trace the rise of movements including capitalism, liberalism, conservatism, nationalism, socialism, and communism.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Political science > Philosophy.
Philosophy, Modern.

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