Search icone
Search and publish your papers
Our Guarantee
We guarantee quality.
Find out more!

An individual’s encounter with conflict

Or download with : a doc exchange

About the author

 
Level
General public
Study
modern history
School/University
High Tech...

About the document

Kaleigh R.
Published date
Language
documents in English
Format
Word
Type
book reviews
Pages
2 pages
Level
General public
Accessed
0 times
Validated by
Committee Oboolo.com
0 Comment
Rate this document
  1. Introduction
  2. Rousseau's notions
  3. Governments and conflicts
  4. A handful of issues
  5. The disagreeing beliefs
  6. Conclusion

At the center of human nature is a fundamental attraction towards the power of individuals over others. It is upon this subject which thousands of writers have based their learning, to attempt to understand the way people interact with the world around them. Two such writers are Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Henry David Thoreau. In Rousseau's The Social Contract, he explains how the ideal government should be arranged, in order to preserve the contract which is created in the process and form of rule. He describes the many ways men are in conflict with their social contract.

[...] An area that Thoreau speaks to, which is quite out of the scope of Social Contract, is his idea that constant business is in disagreement with life (Thoreau, p 748). Truly, when one dos not stop to think, one loses a great reason for which we have a mind with the ability to do so. The writings from each of Thoreau's essays have a great sense of reflection, and portray an ability to focus not only on the conflicts around one, but to surpass them in ones mind. [...]


[...] An individual's encounter with conflict Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. The Social Contract. New York: Penguin Books Thoreau, Henry David. Walden and Other Writings. New York: The Modern Library At the center of human nature is a fundamental attraction towards the power of individuals over others. It is upon this subject which thousands of writers have based their learning, to attempt to understand the way people interact with the world around them. Two such writers are Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Henry David Thoreau. In Rousseau's The Social Contract, he explains how the ideal government should be arranged, in order to preserve the contract which is created in the process and form of rule. [...]

Similar documents you may be interested in reading.

Agamemnon vs. Abraham: Universality vs. individuality

 Philosophy & literature   |  Humanities/philosophy   |  Term papers   |  07/31/2009   |   .doc   |   3 pages

Case of Franco-Swedish cultural confrontation

 Business & market   |  Management   |  Case study   |  02/16/2011   |   .doc   |   5 pages

Top sold for literature

Langston Hughes's "Trumpet Player"

 Philosophy & literature   |  Literature   |  Term papers   |  05/30/2008   |   .doc   |   2 pages

An essay on Chess by Rosario Castellanos

 Philosophy & literature   |  Literature   |  Term papers   |  02/28/2010   |   .doc   |   2 pages