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Reading questions on More, Burke, and Madison

For Tuesday, we are reading Burke and More. The discussion of Madison will occur on Thursday. However, this post will cover both readings. First, a little bit of background. Hannah More (1745-1833) was a British writer and philanthropist. Throughout much … Continue reading

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Reading questions for Edmund Burke, Hannah More, and James Madison

For Tuesday, we are reading Burke and More. The discussion of Madison will occur on Thursday. However, this post will cover both readings. First, a little bit of background. Hannah More (1745-1833) was a British writer and philanthropist. Throughout much … Continue reading

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Reading questions for Rousseau’s Social Contract, Book I and part of Book II

(1) What is Rousseau’s stated purpose in writing this text? (2) In chapter 2, Rousseau examines several possible answers to his question: what are the answers he examines and why are these answers wrong? (3) In chapter 3, Rousseau addresses … Continue reading

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