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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does one have no time to learn when he or she is learning science, according to Rousseau?
2. What did Rousseau believe created physics?
3. How does Rousseau want to live and die?
4. How is wasting time viewed by society today, according to "Chapter 2, A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Part II"?
5. What does Rousseau question moral behavior could strictly be brought about by?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain how Rousseau feels about art's relationship to children.
2. What is the general will composed of, according to "Chapter 7, A Discourse on Political Economy"?
3. What does Rousseau feel humans are called to, according "Chapter 6, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Appendix"?
4. What does Jean-Jacques Rousseau's earliest discourse discuss?
5. What does Rousseay describe the "social man"as?
6. Describe what the interest of the chief of state should be for his individuals according to "Chapter 7, A Discourse on Political Economy".
7. What were man's two first feelings according to Rousseau?
8. Describe the type of land Rousseau states he prefers to live in in "Chapter 3, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Dedication and Preface".
9. Explain how Rousseau feels about knowledge as described in "Chapter 3, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Dedication and Preface".
10. How does Rousseau feel everyone could reach happiness according to "Chapter 7, A Discourse on Political Economy"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe and analyze how luxury is a result of development and without development, luxury would not exist, according to Rousseau.
Essay Topic 2
Analyze and describe how Rousseau believes individual talent leads to inequality which ultimately "cheapens" one's virtue.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Jean-Jacques Rousseau's ideal and preferred type of government to the one that actually exists and how his ideas are ambitious.
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