Notification [x]
Scraping Inherent Flaws
Author:
James
Blog URL:
http://handshakes.dzoic.com/blogs/divorced
Tags:
contain did but rule same life keep dry point too
Description:
. . .no man can serve both Locke and Hegel. Nobody can claim to offer an "empirical" account of something called "the inclusive integrity of 'experience,'" nor take this "integrated unity as the starting point of philosophic thought," if he also agrees with Hegel that the starting point of philosophic thought is bound to be the dialectical situation in which one finds oneself caught in one's own time. (Rorty, Richard, Qtd. in Cahn, New Studies in the Philosophy of John Dewey. Hanover, N.H.: University
Bookmark:
Assume Position Chaos
Rousseau believes that for man to exit a State of Nature he must agree to a Social Contract. Rousseau's "Social Contract" in the simplest terms is, "each of us puts his person and all his power in common under the supreme direction of the general will, and in our capacity, we receive each member as indivisible part of the whole" (Rousseau. P. 192). Unfortunately, this Social Contract will require all individuals to relinquish their rights to the legislative whish is to be made up of all citizens, and raises a question about personal autonomy and freedom in Rousseau's philosophy. The Social Contract allows individuals in the State of Nature to establish a whole community. It may be argued that by asking people to give up their rights, that they are subjecting themselves to inequality. Rousseau counters that argument:
It seems however, that the intrinsic sense of justice that members of the kallipolis naturally have is useful only in terms of "following the laws," not for anything more abstract or permanent, as Socrates argues in Book 1 of The Republic.
04/03/2006 0 Comments | Add Comment
My Options
Blogs Home
Browse Blogs
My Blogs
Create Blog
Bookmark Blog
Report
Best Of Handshakes
Spam
Mature
Blog Photos
 Assume Position Chaos
Subscribe
Favorites
Del.icio.us
Digg
Furl
StumbleUpon
Google
Yahoo
Technorati
BlinkList
MySpace
Facebook
Twitter