Choose one of the following theorists: Socrates, Aristotle, Plato, St. Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, or Karl Marx.
Find at least two ACADEMIC articles (from the library databases) which discuss this theorist’s contributions to politics and government. There may be more than one. You can discuss as many as you want but MUST have at least one.
In 400 – 450 words, please respond to the following:
What was this theorist’s major contribution(s) to politics and government? Even if it was a “negative” contribution, why is this still important? Do you agree or disagree with this theorist’s approach? Why or why not?
How do you think political ideologies affect decision-making? Give an example using something you have seen in recent world events. 200-250 words
Which theorist do you think presesnts the most idealistic approach to a government system? Which one presents the most realistic approach. In you post, please give specific reasons, many of which we discussed in class, for why you feel this way. in 200-250 words