Selasa, April 12, 2016

Membaca A History of Western Thought [1]

[Nota 1 dari History of Western Thought oleh Stephen Trombley]

Isi kandungan bahagian ini ada kena mengena dengan subjek yang aku ambil semester ini, iaitu Islamic Political Thought and Institutions. Terdapat bahagian penting yang aku tandakan untuk ku beri komentar keran aterdapat petikan menarik yang menjadikan fikiranku berputar laju. Setiap komentar itu aku letakkan di bawah setiap kenyataan yang ku salin kembali dair buku ini.

Plato’s Republic: The root of totalitarianism? (hlm. 30-33)

1. The second half of the twentieth century saw a resurgence of interest in Plato's political thought as expressed in the Republic (c.380 BC). This was largely because Karl Popper (1902-94), an Austrian philosopher who fled the Nazis and became a British subject, declared Plato an enemy of democracy in his landmark work The Open Society and Its Enemis (2 vols, 1945, 1962).

2. In a wide-ranging critique of theories of teleological historicism, Popper brackets Plato with Hegel and Karl Marx (1818-83) as the fathers of totalitarian ideology.

3.Of Plato he wrote..

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