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A Discourse on Inequality Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

What sort of being is Rousseau's noble savage? What is good about his life?

What features of early human life led to the development of civilization, on Rousseau's view?

How do the arts and sciences corrupt human morality, for Rousseau?

Explain Rousseau's account of the origin of inequality.

Where does Rousseau think the state originated?

What is amore propre? How does it fit into Rousseau's political philosophy in the second two Discourses?

What are the three duties of government in the Discourse on Political Economy?

What are three of the political solutions to oppression and inequality in the Third Discourse?

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