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POLITICAL THINKERS
FEMINISM
Mary Wollstonecraft Vindication of the Rights of Woman 1792 - liberal feminism and
equality in the public sphere.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton 1820-1906 ­ Seneca Falls, where the declaration of independence
was read with the inclusion of women every time it read men.

John Locke (1632-1704) ­ God…

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NATIONALISM
Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The `general will' all nations have a general will and should
therefore be able to do as that will dictates without the interference of other nations.

Antony Smith The Ethnic Origins of Nations (1986) points out the continuity between
primordial communities (ethnies) and modern nations and drew…

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Isaiah Berlin Politics of Indifference (1969) Everyone should just be free to follow which
ever culture they like and you should not try and stop people exercising their culture. He
was a promoter of moral relativity.

Amaryta Sen Identity and Violence (2006) thought that groups of cultures should have their…

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Murray Bookchin believed that human existence has become dangerously imbalanced
with the environmental crisis and people should aim to climb the hierarchy of needs and
renounce material wants. This takes influence from Buddhism.

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