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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Introduction.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What should the preface of the Second Discourse say philosophers must focus on?
(a) Nature of man.
(b) The oppression of the masses.
(c) Why philosophers are great.
(d) Inequality between men and women.

2. What question does Rousseau try to answer about society?
(a) Is society ready for change?
(b) Is society accepting the rule of the kings?
(c) Is society good for animals?
(d) Is society good for men?

3. What did Rousseau use to counterbalance the potential good of modernity?
(a) The potential for democracy to fail.
(b) The potential for modernity to annihilate itself.
(c) The potential for the kings of Europe to crush any philosophical movement.
(d) The potential for modernity to revert to savagery.

4. What was the most popular form of government in Europe during Rousseau's time?
(a) Monarchy.
(b) Capitalism.
(c) Democracy.
(d) Enlightened Despotism.

5. What were Hobbes, Spinoza and Locke trying to avoid when they were building their theories?
(a) Metaphysical disputes.
(b) Discussion about the law of nature.
(c) Having the same theory as Rousseau.
(d) Displeasing the King.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the Introduction classify both Hobbes and Locke?

2. Where was Rousseau born according to the Introduction?

3. What does Rousseau argue about the the society in which he was living in the First Discourse?

4. What does Rousseau argue the arts force men to reward people based on?

5. What were Hobbes, Spinoza and Locke critiquing?

(see the answer key)

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