Monday, February 24, 2014

phm 2300 midterm exam (take home)

this is a take home test to be handed in by next tuesday.
bring your test stapled, word-processed, times new roman, 12p.

PHI 2300
Midterm exam
Doe, John

1- Compare John Locke and Thomas Hobbes views of human nature. What's your opinion?
2- Do you agree with Robert Owen that man's character is formed for him? Explain.
3- Compare Gilligan & Jaggar's views. What's your opinion?
4- Is Feminism (as it pertains to a discourse about women's identity) relevant? Explain.
5-  Compare Locke's and Rousseau's idea of the social compact.
6-  Is anarchism as defended by Bakunin politically viable? Explain.
7- Is civil disobedience a civil possibility? Bring Rawls' criteria to justify your answer.
8- Contrast Rousseau's general will (volonté générale) and Kant's ideas of freedom and equality.
9- Aristotle, Madison & Tocqueville argue for dangers within democracy. Contrast their views. What's your opinion?

if you have any questions, post them here.


1 comment:

  1. I feel like I have answered the questions to the best of my ability, but cannot help and doubt if I need more evidence to explain my answer.