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Quiz 2 – CLCS 1102Guidelines: questions to be answered-- Jean-Jacques Rousseau,Confessions What kind of relations existed between Rousseau and Voltaire? Why? Hate each otherVoltaire: through education and reason man could separate himself from the beasts Rousseau: it was precisely all this which made men "unnatural" and corruptedWhat is the concept of the “Noble Savage”?It is concept of an idealized indigene (??????), who has not been "corrupted" by civilization, and therefore symbolizes humanity's innate goodness.
The glorification of the noble savage is a dominant theme in the Romantic writing in 19 centuriesWhat is the autobiography genre?It is a record of the life of a person written by that person.Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a pantheist philosopher. What is pantheism?Pantheism: God is in everything around usWho was Jean-Jacques Rousseau and where was he from?He was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought. He
argued that private property was the start of civilization, inequality, murders and wars.How did he shape revolutionary sentiments in the US and in France?His idea of “general will”: focus on the common interest embodied in legal tradition, instead of people's private andparticular interests at any particular time.What is his book “Émile, or on education” about?Rousseau believed that children should be valued in and of itselfA child should learning according to age and maturity (keptfrom books until 12 years old)Practical skills are important
Natural religion (a knowledge of God comes not from orthodox doctrine or from revelation, but from one’s own observation of nature)How are feelings and ideas represented in “Confessions”?The author’s intimate emotional life became the subject of the work.Confessions presents the private, emotional life of a unique person, it also uses this personal experience to explore larder ideas about the relationship between the individual and dociety.Which psychological process makes Rousseau a romanticwriter in “Confessions”?
Who said that Rousseau's work prefigured psychoanalysis?Sigmund Fraud-- Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American SlaveWhat do Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Frederick Douglasshave in common? They both wrote autobiographical works expressing the cons of the era in which the two separate individuals lived in.

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