Debate: What Barack believes

Community member Thespian was impressed by Obama's oratory, but wanted to know what lies beneath

By: The OpenLearn team (Programme and web teams)

  • Duration 5 mins
  • Updated Tuesday 10th November 2009
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Politics
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Watched Obama's speech on health care earlier today and whether you like him or not, as a speaker he is exceptional.

But my question is what do you think is his philosophy?

Which philosophers ideas would you say are closest to Obama's own beliefs?