Chapter 8 Review Questions
Philosophy 1301 w/ Colby Glass (look up week's date)

Here are the questions suggested:

  1. What is dissent?
  2. What is natural law?
  3. What is civil disobedience?
  4. What is the social contract theory?
  5. What is John Locke's version of the social contract theory?
  6. What is Thomas Hobbes' version of the social contract theory?
  7. What is totalitarianism?
  8. What is anarchism?
  9. What is wei-wu-wei?
  10. What is political philosophy?
  11. Who are some famous dissenters?

Questions received from Helen, Sally,

Colby would suggest these additions:

  1. What were Plato's and Aristotle's views on political office and who should rule?
  2. What were John Locke's views on the rights of individuals?
  3. What were Thomas Hobbes' views on the relation between the individual and the state?
  4. What is one of the greatest advantages of government by social contract?
  5. What is Hegel's dialectic?
  6. Rousseau thought that a state of perfect freedom was possible. Where?
  7. What were Susan B. Anthony's principle views?

Suggestions for a big question:

  1. If we create artificial intelligence, Will they have natural rights?
  2. Why do citizens need civil rights?


Unaccepted Questions


by Colby Glass