What is Classical Republicanism?. Classical Republicanism. The Common good means that citizens must have common characteristics, values and ideas. Education Homogeneity Religion Race Socioeconomic position Commitment to Civic Virtue. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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What is Classical Republicanism?
Classical RepublicanismThe Common good means that citizens must have common characteristics, values and ideas.EducationHomogeneityReligionRaceSocioeconomic positionCommitment to Civic Virtue
Characteristics Citizens in a Classical Republic Should Possess
A. Civic VirtueParticipationCommon good.Limits placed on individual rights.
B. Moral EducationCivic Virtue does not become automatically.Habits developed through trainingCourage,Self ControlFairness
B. Moral EducationHabits Developed through experiencePolitical DebateMilitary Service
C. Small Uniform CommunitiesPeople know and care for each other. (common good)HomogeneousFactions occur when interest are divided.
Conflicts in RepublicanismWhat happens when the majority or a powerful group within a community have self-interest conflict? What is the common good?Restaurant owners vs SmokersIndustrial Owners vs Clean Air AdvocatesWar Advocates vs. Peace Hawks.