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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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Sep 17, 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


Dec 30, 2015

The Course (Moral Foundations of Politics ) is an important subject for Politicains and the students of Political science. Prof. Ian Shapiro's lectureres have good information and most helpful.

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Feb 08, 2018

The course has been really informative.

par Roderick M

Apr 05, 2017

Great Course Thanks for the Education

par LingChun L

Jan 08, 2017

very thoughtful and informative class

par Alishir B

Apr 25, 2020

Great,useful,wonderful course/Thanks

par Vinícius P d S

Apr 01, 2020

Great lectures and engaging format.


Aug 03, 2019

very clear and coherent explanation

par Zhi L

Jan 11, 2018

Very Informative and Very Inspring!

par Mehdi F

Apr 08, 2020

very interesting and useful course

par kalaichelvan94

Sep 17, 2016

Comprehensive and Illuminating !!!

par Clarissa P

Jul 08, 2016

An inspiring and informing course.


Jun 30, 2016

Very insightful, deep, fascinating

par Jorge G

May 24, 2020

Gracias por este excelente curso.

par Isabella L

May 22, 2020

loved the course! I learned a lot

par Zhong S

Dec 09, 2015

very well-designed and conducted.

par Amir A S

Oct 11, 2019

Amazing professor, great course.

par Prashant S S

May 03, 2019

Very nice and informative course

par Cristiano Z

May 30, 2016

Its been incredibly interesting!

par Carlos A M

Mar 07, 2019

Great and acknowledging course!

par Choi J

Apr 23, 2016

perfect lectures of Politics ^^

par Constance B

Nov 19, 2015

Excellent introductory course.

par David E M

Sep 23, 2018

Excelente curso, muy completo

par Fernanda P

May 16, 2020

Highly recommend, thank you!

par Muhammad j a

Apr 22, 2020

Great course about politics.

par Érica C B M F

Sep 02, 2019

Very special and spetacular!

par Min S S

Dec 12, 2015

A great course for everyone.