Philosopher's Views on Martin Luther King and George Wallace

Listen to (or read) the speeches by Martin Luther King and George Wallace concerning the issue of segregation and analyze the transcript of those speeches. Identify views of philosophers or philosophical theories discussed during the term that relate to these speeches. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the following speech on August 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. The text for this speech is available through the Kaplan Library. King, J. (2009). I Have a Dream Speech. I Have A Dream (Primary Source Document), 1. Audio Recording Governor George Wallace delivered the following speech on January 14, 1963 during his inaugural address. The text for this speech is available at the following website: Source: Inaugural address of Governor George Wallace, which was delivered at the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama: ADAH Digital Collections. Retrieved from http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/voices/id/2952/rec/5 You can listen to the speech here: Source: George Wallace’s 1963 Inaugural Speech January 14, 1962: AlabamaArchives [Web video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMDWov-kGcQ Analyze the statements of each speaker. What does each statement imply regarding their views on the following legal philosophical issues: the legitimacy of positive law versus natural law a subject’s duty to obey the law how law should or should not be used to promote the common good Harm to others principle as justification for his views the roles paternalism and autonomy should play in determining the aims of law the role morality should play in determining the aims of law Identify the statements in the speech that support your position. Justify your arguments by referencing the views of philosophers or philosophical theories discussed during the term. Supplement your discussion with material from two sources other than the textbook. If you perform the Assignment completely, you will have 12 arguments total, six for each speaker. Your paper should be at least 1500 words in length, exclusive of references. In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the Assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria: Length of each summary should be at least 1500 words excluding cover page and references. Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained. Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. Appropriate citation style should be followed.