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WRITTEN BY: Subrata Mukherjee Sushila Ramaswamy


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About The Author.

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SUBRATA MUKHERJEE
1. Mukherjee is Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi. 2. Ph.D. from Indiana University. 3. Member of : IPSA ASRC Indian Political Association

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SUSHILA RAMASWAMY
Ramaswamy is with the Department of Political Science, Jesus and Marry College, University of Delhi.

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About The Book.

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The Book tells about issues of political discourse like.


Power Art and science of leadership Factors of stability Change and conversion Relationship between ethics, politics and economics Role of women in society
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THINKERS.

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1. Plato 2. Aristotle 3. Niccolo Machiavelli 4. Thomas Hobbes 5. John Locke 6. Jean Jacques Rousseau 7. Edmund Burke 8. Jeremy Bentham 9. George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 10.John Stuart Mill 11.Karl Marx
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WHAT IS POLITICAL THEORY


A personal endeavor to understand and experience the present political reality and also to evolve a mechanism in order to transcend the present imperfect society to perfection and a more just order.

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It Includes studies of
Evolution Nature Composition Need Understanding of human perception

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About the Thinkers and their Thinking..

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THINKERS ISSUES
1.) HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

THOMAS HOBBES

JOHN LOCKE

JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU

Premature Birth at the time of CIVIL WAR on the street I AND FEAR ARE TWINS

Birth at the time of Unsettled childhood, Glorious/bloodless poor family, no revolution education. (Constitutional monarchy in place of absolute monarchy) Good, peaceful, cooperative Innocent (not good and not bad)

2.) HUMAN NATURE

Selfish, brutal, cruel

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3.) STATE OF NATURE

Anarchy

Peaceful

Pre-property stage Hunter Post-property stage Anarchy

4.) NATURE OF CONTRACT

Hypothetical

Historical

Hypothetical

5.) OBJECTIVE OF CONTRACT

Preservation of life

Nature right life liberty property

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6.) STAGE OF CONTRACT

One

Two

One

7.) NATURE OF GOVERNMENT

Absolute leviathan

Limited

Absolute force freedom headless leviathan

8.) ISSUE OF SECULARISM

On the basis of : religion secular Number not tolerant

Secular and tolerant Secular but not tolerant

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9.) ISSUE OF DEMOCRACY

1st individual but not democratic

Over democratic

Democratic to some aspect

10.) RIGHT TO REVOLT

If government does not protect your life then do revolt

Appeal to heaven (right to revolt)

If do not follow general rule (YES)

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CONCLUSION

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Circumstances make perception of individual

Individual wants to change the things around him/her according to his/her perception

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THANK YOU

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