This is a page for my GV100 students at the LSE.
Here you can find the slides for our classes. These are simply meant to provide a structure for our discussions each week. They do not at all represent an alternative to doing the readings.
Essay writing: here is a pdf I have written, and here is an excellent resource written by Jim Pryor.
MT Week 2: Introduction to GV100 classes
MT Week 3: Plato on justice
MT Week 4: Aristotle's politics
MT Week 5: Machiavelli on the nature of politics
MT Week 7: Hobbes and the state of nature
MT Week 8: Hobbes and sovereignty
MT Week 9: Locke, property and state authority
MT Week 10: No slides due to strike action
MT Week 11: Rousseau's social contract
LT Week 1: Kant on perpetual peace
LT Week 2: Kant on cosmopolitanism and race
LT Week 3: The Federalist Papers
LT Week 4: Mill: On liberty, feminism, democracy
LT Week 5: No slides due to strike action
LT Week 7: Marx on alienation
LT Week 8: Marx on historical materialism
LT Week 9: Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality
LT Week 10: Arendt on totalitarianism
LT Week 11: No slides due to strike action.