Directions: write a 2000-word essay in response to one of the four paper topics below. You must show an understanding of the relevant issues. You must demonstrate an ability to present multiple sides of a problem and present your own perspective on the questions. No quote can exceed two printed lines. I will be running this paper through turn it in. So NO PLAGARISM IS ALLOWED! I will not be accepting papers that do not meet this criteria.
1)Compare and contrast Marx’s idea of emancipation to the concepts of freedom discussed in Locke, Rousseau and Mill.
2) Discuss Marx’s critique of capitalism and explain why he predicts its inevitable demise? Do you think Soviet Communism was true to Marxism? Why or why not?
3) How is Rousseau’s social contract different from that of Hobbes and Locke? Discuss their differing views of human nature, history, and the purpose of government.
4) Compare and contrast Burke’s views on the “rights of man” with Nietzsche’s critique of “slave morality.” In what way can Burke and Nietzsche be thought of as conservatives?