Political Theory 8/31
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8/31/16 Liberalism, Conservatism, Capitalism, Democracy 1800 liberalism loved freedom and neutrality (like Nihilism) democracy loved directness and representative forms of government capitalism has three aspects: investments, private property (absolute), and markets many early liberals were not thrilled about democracy because: it could take away the rights of the minority democracy and capitalism had issues as well Classical Liberalism - Conservatism Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) - his political theories became crucial to this time and the Glorious Revolution John Locke (1632-1704) Adam Smith (1723-1790) USA 1865-1933 Classical Liberal system 1933-1980 reform time for public policy 1980-onward neoclassical liberalism - sometimes referred to as libertarianism Historical Background of population: less than 1% were aristocracy 5% were middle class greater than 90% were peasants serfs were free once you start to industrialize, the system changes: middle class becomes 1/3 of the population farmer class gets smaller industrial workers becomes a new class majority of population still having a hard time though In Britain, after Glorious Revolution, you see an upheaval of the middle class
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