Enlightenment Philosophy: Philosophers, Revolutionaries and the Declaration of the Rights of Man
In this exercise we will clarify what the spirit of the French Revolution actually was. It will then be possible, if and when you study the French Revolution in more depth, to decide:
How far the early revolutionaries delivered on their promises, whether therefore Napoleon was justified in taking power away from them, and whether he then showed more commitment himself to the spirit of the revolution.
Part of the new Political Ideologies scheme of work.