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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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16 de sep. 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


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 Justin D

30 de nov. de 2016

It's a great course. You'll wish that you could take a course from Shapiro on anyone of these traditions to go deeper.

por Esteban M

23 de ago. de 2021

Muy bueno 5 estrellas, buenos contenidos, ejemplos actuales que ayudan a comprender las diferentes corrientes vistas.

por Liyuan F

29 de nov. de 2020

Very in-depth lessons and explanations on the foundations of politics. Definitely an eye-opening course to enroll in!

por Dominica C

20 de mar. de 2020

This course was incredibly engaging and managed to effectively convey the content in a unique, conversational format.

por Agustina S

11 de jul. de 2022

I enjoyed the course, the videos were informative, the professor was engaging and the topics were really interesting

por Enrique C

28 de may. de 2022

E​xcelente curso y con un excelente profesor que hace de la experiencia del curso un verdadero placer de aprendizaje


20 de jun. de 2020

The lectures are easy to follow!! Definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to start learning politics :)

por Ernesto M P

12 de jun. de 2020

Extraordinario curso, sin duda contribuirá en el desarrollo de mi formación personal y profesional. ¡Muchas gracias!

por Deleted A

2 de dic. de 2019

Ian Shapiro is very detailed in his lecturing of political theory. However the ebook in ?Cengage? link is expensive

por Aleksandra L

16 de ene. de 2017

I strongly appreciate a clarity of the lectures. The course was prepared honestly and in an elegant way. Thank you!

por Marcela V

13 de may. de 2022

e​xcelente curso, fue de mucha utilidad para mi aprendizaje y el desarrollo de mi tesis de titulo. muy interesante

por Sergey A

8 de abr. de 2018

Very concise course in history of political philosophy. Cover a wide area and provocative questions for beginner.

por Marcello L D

12 de dic. de 2017

Excelent Course. It introduces the mainly concepts in each tradition and give more deep discussions in each topic

por Martijn S

2 de nov. de 2016

excellent course, very high educational value and insight. Would definitly recommend it to others

-Martijn Spruijt

por Fernanda V

10 de jul. de 2020

Great course! I would recommend to those who appreciate learning more about the philosophical basis of politics.

por Aaron K

31 de mar. de 2019

Fascinating and clear exposition of some of the deepest roots of the questions of morality inherent in politics.


13 de may. de 2021

I thought it was a great course, it allowed me to learn various aspects of contemporary politics and philosophy

por Aspasia B

24 de may. de 2020

Great course, I m sad it has finished. It helped me in a fun and easy way to understand basic politic concepts


29 de mar. de 2021

Very useful course to learn about political philosophy. It helped me preparing an exam based on these topics.

por Antoine R

22 de dic. de 2015

Great course and teacher! The format is really cool for the topic. Hope there will be some kind of "part 2".

por Juan D O C

6 de sep. de 2021

Es uno de los mejores cursos que abordan, de manera introductoria, a la política y a la moral legitimadora.

por Emmanouela T

7 de dic. de 2020

Very beuatiful made an eye opening! Thank you for this experience! And special thanks to Professor Shapiro!

por Ofentse L

10 de ago. de 2020

I learned a lot in this course, was my favorite actually. The lecture makes things, everything was perfect

por ljdover

13 de sep. de 2019

Wonderful class that helped to clarify the different political theories for me. I would highly recommend t

por Jeffrey H

3 de ago. de 2018

Great and challenging course. Will provide you an introduction to the tools to analyze political systems.