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Link American political thought

Full course with audio lectures, lecture notes, readings, video lectures etc.. It studies writings and speeches, covering a wide selection of...

Political philosophy, Politics, John Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Government, Equality, Democracy, Colonialism, Capitalism view
Document Fallen Woman or Fallen Man? Representations of moral responsibility, punishment and reward in George Frederic Watts’s painting Found Drowned (1848-50) and Charles Dickens’s novel Our Mutual Friend (1864-5) by Susan Knights

This article will examine gendered representations of moral responsibility by comparing its treatment of fallen women in the above artefacts....

19th century, Victorian Culture, Gender, Equality, Charles Dickens, George Frederic Watts view
Link Introduction to western political thought

Full course with audio lectures, video lectures, readings etc.. It explores problems relating to governance, power, justice, law, rights and human...

Equality, Freedom, Justice, Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Tocqueville, Marx, Sovereignty, Citizenship, Power, Political philosophy, Human nature view
Document The significance of the representation of women in John Singleton Copley’s painting The Death of Major Peirson, 1781, (1783) to Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, (1792): Female form as visual cypher by Lucinda Storm

Abstract: This article analyses Mary Wollstonecraft’s play on the theme of reform. In particular, her critique of the reductive representation of...

18th century, Mary Wollstonecraft, John Singleton Copley, Equality view
Document The Thoroughbred and the Swan: Aristocracy and progress towards wives' equality with their husbands in the mid-nineteenth century by David Darbyshire

The thoroughbred horse 'West Australian' and Cox's silver automaton swan were brilliant icons of the nineteenth century, the former bred and raced...

19th century, aristocracy, Equality view
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