My comments on the ISA-2012 panel on Alkerian IR. Recorded direct to iPad, so the quality is not as good as it is when I remember to bring my dedicated digital recorder with me.
The diagrams we drew on the board in class this week — and, full disclosure, that’s not the first time I have used such diagrams — seemed to need a supplemental lecture of their own, as we gather our thoughts before diving into Hegel for the week after the break. Accordingly, here’s a supplemental lecture on the differences in modes of authority between Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and Kant. Plus some thoughts on universal Reason.