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Platos Aristocracy and Tyranny
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In the paper “Plato’s Aristocracy and Tyranny” the author analyzes an idea of what Plato has constructed in his mind about an “ideal state” in his book “The Republic”. One of the major features of The Republic is Plato’s political theory of an ideal state which he claimed to be Aristocracy.… Aristocracy…
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Discuss and explain how printing affected the authority held by the church and the aristocracy in the Europe and how this led to profound social and political changes
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Even though reading and writing skills were regarded advantageous in medieval Europe, it remains a practical skill for many, a criterion rather than a cultural requirement. Numerous medieval rulers and even Church prelates were uneducated; however, they were urbane or civilized,… The practical value of literacy would at all times be essential. The ultimate…
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To what extent do you agree that the 1911 parliament act was a siginifiacnt turning point for the political power of the aristocracy in the period 1830-1930
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There was a serious depression, unemployment, poverty and an industrial unrest. Brands of masked men, called Luddites were going around destroying factories, which they considered a threat to their livelihood. There… Enthused by French Revolution by-words like Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, British workers had started asking for their rights. The Great…
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Ancient and Medieval Political Theory
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In the entire Book VI of the 40 volume book of Histories by Polybius, the topic is centered on the concept of the government, and in particular the role of the constitution within the Roman political system. The book provides an account of the roman political system and the fact… Aristocratic government is not really idealistic, however during the roman…
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Loius XIV
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1) Before Louis XIV took the throne, French aristocrats were barely controllable and poorly controlled. At the period of French expansion, there even was a revolt named the Fronde, directed against the absolutization of monarchy and its profound penetration into mercantile economic interests of nobility.… for the reconstruction of the whole apparatus.…
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Plato Republic
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This present philosophy essay is based on the arguments that were presented by Plato, in his Socratic dialogue that was titled “The Republic.” Plato is among the most renowned Ancient Greek philosophers who made a significant contribution towards intellectual and historical works of political theory and philosophy.… The Socratic dialogue that was written by…
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Portrayal of the 18th Century France in Beaumarchais's |The Marriage of Figaro
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Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Portrayal of the 18th Century France in Beaumarchais’s “The Marriage of Figaro” Though Pierre Beaumarchais’s play “The Marriage of Figaro” takes place in a purely homely setting, it successfully portrays a vivid picture of the sociopolitical context of France in the 18th century.… In a homely setting the portrayal of a ridiculously…
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Underground Man, Ivan Ilyich, and Hedda Gabler
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In the paper “Underground Man, Ivan Ilyich, and Hedda Gabler” the author analyzes the main character of the novel The Death of Ivan Ilych and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy, characterized by materialism, self interests and no care for authentic relationships with others.… The etiquette of the upper class, decorum and standard of propriety engulf him, and before…
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History of the French Revolution
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This paper seeks to delve deeper into the causes of the French Revolution and the changes that it tried to enact after, ending with an analysis of whether the revolution succeeded in its objectives or not. … France as a country traditionally had a monarchy as its head of state. But just like most countries headed by royals at the time, the common citizens of…
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History reading assignment 3
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Custine’s Assessment of Russia Name: Institution: CUSTINE’S ASSESSMENT OF RUSSIA French envoy Marquis de Custine published famous letters during a trip to Russia in 1839, when Tsar Nicholas I was ruler. For political and personal reasons, Custine completes his work in a very bitter manner.… At some point in her reign, she accepted foreign influence into her…
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To what extent had a middling class emerged in Britain by 1832
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A Critical Analysis of the Growth of the British Middle Class between 1750 and 1832: An Economic Evolution or a Political Revolution? Introduction “Sometime during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, we have been told, an industrial revolution transformed Britain”1.… The nobility controlled political and economic power in Britain whilst the…
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Liberty, Equality, fraternity
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The revolution signaled a shift from a feudal monarchy that was legally unequal to a more democratic society that put a clear distinction between church and state. The… This redefinition can be seen by the passage of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen during the beginning of the revolution 1. A revolutionary document that declared all men are born and remain…
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Paragraph Answer
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The comparison of political landscapes of Athens and Rome The processes of the elimination of tyrannical regimes and further policy of prevention from individual rule in the Ancient Greece and Rome had much in common. The main idea of anti-tyrannical order in both, Athens and Rome, was to provide the order, in which the possibility of seizing of power by one person would be impossible; however, the implementation of the democratic ideas in Athens as well as in Rome were not successful, due to the strict limitation of those who could take part in political decisions.…
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Social Life in England
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After Waterloo, the immediate following years were uneasy ones. There was a serious depression, unemployment, poverty and an industrial unrest. Brands of masked men, called Luddites were going around destroying factories, which they considered a threat to their livelihood.… Enthused by French Revolution by-words like Liberty, Equality and Fraternity, British…
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Paragraph Answer
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The processes of the elimination of tyrannical regimes and further policy of prevention from individual rule in the Ancient Greece and Rome had much in common. The main idea of anti-tyrannical order in both, Athens and Rome, was to provide the order, in which the possibility of… Resulting from the political crisis in Athens and the contradictions between the…
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Swifts A Modest Proposal
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Swift proposes that poor children be sold in the market as food for the wealthy. This “surprise ending” follows an… The writer begins by ruing the prevalence of beggars and impoverished children and proposes to submit a “cheap and easy method of making these children sound and useful members of the common-wealth” (Swift, para 2, 1729). Starting on this…
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Tocquevilles Concept of Social Reciprocity in the Democratic Age
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In the early nineteenth century, Alexis de Tocqueville, a liberal whose deepest commitment was to human freedom, believed that political democracy and social equality would, inevitably, replace the aristocratic institutions of Europe. He analyzed the American attempt to have both liberty and equality in terms of what lessons Europe could learn from American successes and failures.…
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Who is really in charge of Platos Republic
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He is of the opinion that the political power of the State is in the hands of wrong individuals. For him, the charge of the state… entitled ‘The Philosopher Ruler’: “ The society we have described can never grow into a reality or see the light of the day and there will be no end to the troubles of states,… of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in…
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The Impact of the Crusades
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The Crusades is considered as one of the most important historical events in the world witnessing a fight between two dominating religions of the world. The documentary “The Crusades: Crescent and the Cross” narrates that history and how the two religion shaped up against… It was also because of this that the hold of aristocracy loosened and people started to…
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The effect French Revolution had on the main events in European history in the 19th century
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There were far larger ideas behind the revolution, and the consequences of the revolution were felt throughout Europe. It was one of… Also, there was the rise of the capitalist bourgeois class that clashed with the aristocratic noble classes over political power. Though there was a new rising bourgeois class, France was still very much tied to old ways of…
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Enlightenment Philosophers
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In the course of the 17th century and towards the 18th century the European thinkers conveyed assurance in reason. Individuals like Montesquieu, Voltaire, as well as Rousseau along with several more thinkers developed innovative ideas with regards to art, science, philosophy, economics, politics, along with religion.… The French Revolution happens to be the…
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Funeral Oration and Old Oligarch
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Why do you think the authors come to such different conclusions? Do you think there is truth in both accounts, or is on more accurate and reliable than the other? Why? The two documents in question are well… In the wake of the Peloponnesian War, scores of Athenian soldiers were pressed into duty who they readily endured the hardships of warfare. Though…
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Machiavelli's and Plato's political thoughts
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Machiavelli’s and Plato’s Political Thoughts by (author’s name) The name of the class The name of the professor The name of the school The city and state where it is located Date Since the time of the existence of organized society, lots of people tried to give one or another definition of society, government, forms of control and subordination and the main processes, which took place in public life.…
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Critique of Aristotle's Politics
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The paper will examine the applicability of his ideas in the world today. It will analyze the ethics of Aristotle against the way today’s governance. This paper will offer an informed critique… In each of these types of governance, he gives the sound and the bad. According to Aristotle, the philosopher king is the ideal governance. In this form, the kings’…
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Topic in Cultural Studies
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The gods were perceived to have supernatural strength and beauty. They built sanctuaries in honor of these gods. In this regard, the Romans religion was founded on the way of their ancestors. Religious leaders belonged to the… Greek philosophy had many school of thoughts, which were advanced by philosophers such as Socrates and Plato. Greek philosophy was…
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