11.1 Historical Perspectives on Government
What are the four virtues that Plato thinks the state should be founded upon?
What is the definition of a citizen, according to Aristotle?
Why was China’s Warring States era also known as the “hundred schools of thought” period?
Why is Mohism considered one of the earliest forms of consequentialism?
What are some of the similarities between Plato’s republic and Al-Farabi’s cities of excellence?
11.2 Forms of Government
What is the difference between absolute and constitutional monarchy?
What led to the formation of constitutional monarchies?
How do ideas about social class or castes inform different forms of government?
What is the ultimate goal of totalitarian regimes, according to Hannah Arendt?
11.3 Political Legitimacy and Duty
What is the state of nature, according to Thomas Hobbes?
Identify Max Weber’s three sources of legitimacy.
What is normative legitimacy?
What role does the concept of ahimsa play in politics, according to Gandhi?
11.4 Political Ideologies
What does John Stuart Mill consider to be real freedom?
What does negative liberty mean in the political sense?
What two principles does John Rawls say should govern society?
What is the focus of egalitarian movements?
Where do anarchists believe disorder comes from?
Why does Karl Marx believe workers are alienated from their labor?