Obedience_essay_3_fall_09 - Levison /Eng. 310...

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Levison/Eng.  310 ESSAY THREE: OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY  Readings: 1. James J. Lopach and  Jean A. Luckowski: Uncivil Disobedience: Violating the   Rules for Breaking the Law pp. 251-256 (the blurb and  paragraphs, 1-6) 2. Erich Fromm: Disobedience as a Psychological and  Moral Problem  pp. 245- 250 (the blurb and  paragraphs, 1, 2, 4, 5, 7) 3. At least two articles you find yourself from the databases  or  an article from a  website and  an article from a database. You may need  to keep searching  until   you find enough  articles. Essay Assignment Three  Erich Fromm argues that disobedience can be a virtue and that it is an act of  "courage." James J. Lopach and Jean A. Luckowski, on the other hand, argue  that many groups who practice civil disobedience today are acting according to  "personal preferences" rather than "fundamental principles." Research a recent example of civil disobedience and then say whether the  group's actions were harmful or legitimate (acceptable), drawing on  information from the above articles for ideas and examples, and from your  own research. Your topic and your sources must be approved by me. The information  for this essay will come only
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