602012 PS/2 PS Social Philosophy and Political Philosophy I: The Social Contract in the theories of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau

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602012
PS Social Philosophy and Political Philosophy I: The Social Contract in the theories of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau
PS 2
5
weekly
every 2nd year
German

basic knowledge of social philosophy and political philosophy as well as the capability of analyzing, interrelating and reflecting it; acquaintance with philosophical reasoning

Why do political societies or states exist? According to social contract theorists like Thomas Hobbes, John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau the answers lies in human interests which pave the way out of the “state of nature” into statehood. In their particular theories, however, the three philosophers differ in their presumptions as well as conclusions. In this seminar we explore these differences, but also commonalities, in a systematic manner and thereby get to know three classics of western social philosophy and political philosophy, reconstruct their concerns and objectives and understand their lasting impact. 

Reading, presentations, discussion

in combined form

to be announced during lecture

Binding registrations only please! Places on the waiting list will be allocated at the first appointment.

07.10.2020
Group 0
Date Time Location
Wed 2020-10-07
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-10-14
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-10-21
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-10-28
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-11-04
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-11-11
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-11-18
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-11-25
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-12-02
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-12-09
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2020-12-16
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2021-01-13
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2021-01-20
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Wed 2021-01-27
15.30 - 17.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Group Booking period
602012-0 2020-09-01 00:00 - 2020-09-30 23:59
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