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Unformatted text preview: expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own necessities but of their advantages. Nobody but a beggar chuses to depend chiefly upon the benevolence of his fellow citizens. What understanding of freedom or personal independence is implicit in this passage? How do Lockes and Rousseaus understandings of freedom and independence compare to Smiths? What implications would Lockes and Rousseaus conceptions of individual freedom have for their understanding of economic and political society?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course POLITICAL 131 taught by Professor Yenor during the Spring '11 term at Boise State.
- Spring '11