Origins and Conflicts of Modern Politics
Lecture no. 1 from the course: The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas
Taught by Professor Lawrence Cahoone | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Kick off the course with a discussion of political philosophy’s continuing influence in the world and its major concepts, including democracy, republicanism, and liberalism. Consider moral realism versus moral relativism, and learn how the history of modern political thought has evolved from its formation through its contemporary period.