Lesson 3: The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Pt. 2
Watch Lesson 3 of Teaching Modern Political Philosophy, presented by Joshua Gibbs.
Outline of Session
- How is it true that almost everything that lasts has something vexing about it? Why is it a problem to make everything as pleasurable as possible?
- How is the state of nature and the idea of a cave man distinct from a Biblical view of the first man or first society?
- What have you learned about how to present these chapters of The Social Contract to your students?