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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Section 13 Group 3 (Outside)

During class we discussed one our points of view on God and his function. We also contemplated topics for the midterm.


  1. "machiavelli"

    FQ: what does "virtu" mean?

    DQ: do you believe it is better to be feared than loved or vice versa? why?


    FQ: T/F machiavelli was diplomat before he became a political theorist

    DQ: If you were a new prince, would you follow the teachings of Machiavelli's book? why or why not?

  2. "Machiavelli"
    FQ: T/F Machiavelli stresses that it's better as a leader to be feared than to be loved.

    DQ: Do you think leaders need to put up an intimidating front in order to be respected?

    FQ:What is "retributivism"?

    DQ:Does criminal punishment have any kind of beneficial effect specifically on the person receiving the punishment?

  3. FQ's
    1. What is the name of the book Machiavelli wrote first?
    2. How does Machiavelli view human nature?
    1. Do you see Machiavelli as evil?
    2. How does his insights affect your view on politics?
    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgJQ3Kotges