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These are my notes from lectures from Week 1
These are the notes from the lectures on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. ( 10/8 - 10/12 ) They respectively cover Books I, II, and IV from Plato's The Republic. Most of the material in these notes will be needed for our first paper.
These are the notes from the lectures on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. ( 10/17 - 10/29 ) They cover Hobbes's Leviathan and Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality. The content in these notes will be needed for the midterm: a copy of these notes that are summarized and adjusted to fit the midterm prompt will be uploaded later as a study guide.
PROMPT 1: HOBBES INTRODUCTION: - State of nature: something that humans should get out of by using reasoning and any means necessary - State of war: people fighting over object, results in violence, opposite of state of peace (not something desirable) - THESIS: Hobbes, in Chapter XII of Leviathan, Hobbes asserts that the state of nature is a state of war and that it should be avoided by accepting t