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  • Plato's Theory Of Power

    which to proliferate and curb the destructive and damaging presence of man from harming himself. The lack of an organized institution to manage the people will invariably result in disorder and chaos. Therefore, we will consider three different political philosophies and their attempt to create a stable form of government for humanity. Plato’s aristocracy was created in the context of his beliefs of humans being…

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  • Nonviolence And Decolonization

    dependent on either the communist Soviet Union or the capitalist United States for economic aid. However, ‘The Wretched of the Earth’ does not take into account the negative effects that violence had on the colonized person’s mental state or the social structures in societies that resorted to violence as a means of governing in the new independent nation. Fanon also does not take into account the major role that women had during the violent decolonization process or how they were systematically…

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  • Eating Anxiety The Perils Of Food Politics Analysis

    analyze the relationship between food, personal identity, global inequality, and cultural authenticity (Lavin ix). He uses a fusion of politics, philosophy, and the politics of being a political self, to discuss these. His main question lies in how food functions culturally, politically, and metaphorically to structure individual understandings of the world and autonomy. He uses the work of philosophers from the 17th and 19th centuries to situate Eating Anxiety historically, and to understand…

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  • Hegemony Is A Process Of Coercion And Consent

    be suggested that we accept our position in order to fulfil the interests of ourselves and the wider society. Drawing on the ideas of Gramsci “My study . . . leads to certain definitions of the concept of the state that is usually understood as a political society (or dictatorship, or coercive apparatus meant to mould the popular mass in accordance with the type of production and economy at a given moment)” it can be said that, certainly hegemony can, to a certain extent explain how societies…

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  • Sklar Corporate Influence

    The corporation has seen tremendous growth over the past several centuries, both in size and influence, especially in the political realm. As a result of this influence, the corporation has evolved from a body governed by Kings during the colonial era, and later legislative bodies in the newly created United States, to being a sovereign entity that is just as powerful – if not more so – than the legislative bodies under which it was once ruled. With the rise of corporate sovereignty, politics…

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  • Analysis Of Impossible Engineering: Technology And Territoriality On The Canal Du Midi

    People have often debated where the divide between man and nature begins (or even if there is one). The French landscape of the late 1600s was going through changes that would not only bring that question into further scrutiny, but also reflect the shifting cultural and social dynamics of France. In her book, Impossible Engineering: Technology and Territoriality on the Canal du Midi, Chandra Mukerji details a blow by blow iteration of what France, and specifically one French person (Pierre-Paul…

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  • The Fall Of Rome: An Analysis

    the ‘barbarians knocking on the gate’. Provided that, one could digress, the empire of Rome was ill. With the barbarians attacking on the front Rome was left to splinter from the inside. The consistent attacks from the barbarians tore apart Rome’s structure. All things considered, the grounds for the fall of Rome can be debated. Who is to say that Rome fell as a result of being sick internally, or the barbarian movements towards the west began the decline. It is interesting though, as Rome holds…

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  • Similarities Between Rawls And Nozick

    Rawls and Robert Nozick were among the greatest political philosophers of the 20th century. Both philosophers brought forth their own ideal theory. Both philosophers had their own set of theories of what an ideal society should look like. Secondly, I will compare and contrast both the political theories with an emphasis on their understanding of freedom and justice. Thereafter, I will examine which of these theories are best suited to support the political system we find in the Scandinavian…

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  • The Role Of Globalization In Italy

    The legal system, however, remains vulnerable to political interference. Property rights and contracts are secure, but court procedures are extremely slow. Protection of intellectual property is below EU norms. However, BMB Security Inc., will be able to apply in Italy with no capital required, process…

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  • Liberalism: A Political Analysis

    civil rights, free markets, freedom of worship, gender equality, secular governments as well as international cooperation. Initially, liberalism became a known political movement during the period of enlightenment when it became well known among economists and philosophers in the Western world. Liberalism renounced the prevailing political and social beliefs of the state religion, and hereditary privilege. John Locke is the philosopher who…

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