political science subject

political science subject
Note :This is a huge assignment you should try your best when doing the assignment , this is a really good professor he can know everything Easley I want you to read the instructions many times for you to understand and follow the instructions exactly what it says. Choose one of them and write the number of the one you chose when you write so I know which one you chose.

For this assignment specifically you will need to use the following books :

1. Nicollo Machiavelli, The Prince (ed. Mansfield). Second Edition

2.Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan (ed. Macpherson).

Modern Political Thought I V if
Fall, 2016: First Assignment g
Your assignment is due in class one week after we finish Hobbes in class. Your answer
must demonstrate your knowledge of the texts used in this class and reflect class lectmes
and dlscussion. Offer a close analysis of relevant portions of the texts and provrde textual
evrdence by citing the page numbers of the relevant passages at the end of a particular
observation or claim. Do not rely on (long) quotations but on your ability to paraphrase or
describe and analyze the arguments on your own. Be sure to begin with a thesrs and
support your conclusion with a logical analysis of the evidence. Identify, define, and
develop the key principles, problems and solutions involved. Write clearly and
concrsely. NO secondary sources are pennitted***but you MUST cite all sources***and
your work must be entirely your own.
Answer one of the questions below in approximately four to five double spaced pages:
Hard:
(1)
“Read thy self. . .to teach us, that for the similitude of the thoughts, and Passions of one
man, to the thoughts, and passions of another, whosever looketh into himself, and
considereth what he doth, when he does think, Opine reason, hope feare, &c, and upon
what grounds; he shall thereby read and know, what are the thoughts and Passions ofall
other men, upon the like occasions.”
Explain as fully and critically as you can why, on the basis of the above observation,
Hobbes draws the conclusion that “this also is consequent: that nothing can be Unjust.”
On this basis, explain as fully and critically as you can, how Hobbes, despite or because
of the conditions that establish the claim that “nothing can be Unjust, can go on to
establish the conditions that establish justice as a universal natural law.
(2)
é, 133 “gum, chap. 14 and 21, acbbes indium that certain rights of
individuals are inalienable. But Hobbes also states th’at the rights of the
sovereign 9mg;- are ‘mcmicnble and inseparable“ (chap. 18 ) , F.3d that the
smraian has the right: to punish even disobedience to an order that entail.
certain “dent-h with death (chng. 33’} ‘ Can Hobbes .33:le flu“ “FPO-rent tension?
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Harder:
(3) a ‘ ‘on between “virtue” r
Compare and contrast Hobbes s View of the relatr . o morality and
l r with that of Machiavelll. Bring your analySIS to bear on Hobbes s debate
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