Anthropological Foundations of Political Thought

Duration: 03:25
Political theories differ based on assumptions about human nature as either good or flawed. Theories seeing humans as good seek to limit state power, amounting to a negation of the political. Theories acknowledging human flaws necessitate a strong state to channel unpredictable wills and prevent conflict, forming realistic political ideas.
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