4 philosophy essays one page each essay
1- why is locke’s theory an example of liberalism? describe the state of nature, including natural law and natural rights. explain locke’s theory of property. what is a social contract and what is locke’s view of a just governments?
2- describe max’s view of human nature. why is the economy the foundation of any society? define ideology and his view of religion. what is the marxian dielectic ? under capitalism. why is there class tension. what is his solution? describe communisim and the criticisms of communisim?
3- describe plato’s theory of the forms. what did plato gain from socrates? how are the forms an answer to protagoras and heraclitus? what is the difference between the world of the forms and the world of particular things? decribe the allegory of the cave. how does the allegory symbolize his theory of reality and knowledge?
4- how does aristotle’s theory differ from plato’s? describe his view of form and matter, actuality and potentiality, the 4 causes and the teleological universe. is aristotle’s approach more convincing than plato’s theory of the forms?