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Hi, I need an essay (4 pages-1,000 words or longer) about John Locke or Equiano done for 02/014/2016. Attached the question and instructions. Please let me know if you can follow these instructions & deliver. 

Click for a "pdf" print-friendly version of this file HUM 3306: History of Ideas--The Age of Enlightenment to the Age of Anxiety ESSAY#1 INSTRUCTIONS General instructions: --The paper should be double-spaced, 1000 words long or longer (but not too much longer; quality, not quantity!). --Follow the Blackboard internal “Dropbox” instructions for how to submit your paper within Blackboard (which then gets shuttled automatically to Turnitin; you don’t need to register in Turnitin per se). --Remember to verify that your paper has been correctly submitted. Excuses days later about problems will not be accepted. If you have a problem, you must notify me before the due date. --Once the entire batch of essays are assessed, you will be able to go back into your paper-- within the system—and see your score and feedback in bubble-comments. --You may draw upon information/perspectives gleaned from the "Prof" lectures and associated links, but the main ideas and particular approach should be yours. Do NOT use web sample papers, SparkNotes, etc. to get ideas or for phrasing. Do NOT do secondary research via the internet or elsewhere. Turnitin flags down papers that may have plagiarized phrasing or sections. --Use whatever citation method for the primary text(s) that you have been taught in your Composition classes here at FIU or elsewhere. Or the one that you use in your own discipline/major. Be consistent in the method. For this first essay, there should be typically no other citations than for the primary text or author him/herself. --Refer to the Checklist at the end of this file; you are expected to take care, to the best of your ability, to meet the criteria established on the Checklist. Note the grading scale. --Do not provide a cover page; put your name/classname/date turned in/option#/your title at the top of the first page. --Be prepared, should it be requested, to supply a draft stage of the essay (if you're wondering; this helps discourage plagiarism!). This means you must remember to
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permanently save a draft at some point as you are composing. --Organization, quality of analysis, and style will all be factors in determining your grade, worth 25% of the course grade. Be sure to make a computer-disk backup. --Students sometimes ask what the “rubrics” are in respect to grading: go to the end of this file, and you will see a Revision Checklist. Those, in effect, are the rubrics for assessment, but it would be impractical and counter-productive to give you a break-down score in the four categories and subcategories: comments and overall feedback are, thus, “holistic.” Choose one of the options below for the topic of your essay. These options are not intended to box you in, but to provoke insightful and original analysis. Do not just "answer" the questions below—they are intended to help you discern complexity, tensions, and even inconsistencies in our authors: OPTION ONE: One might make the argument that the most key passage in Locke is section 50, near the end of Chapter V, in which he concludes his discussion of gold (money) and the obtainment of a "disproportionate and unequal possession of the earth." Read this passage very carefully. Do you agree that "men have agreed to a disproportionate and unequal possession of the earth" through "tacit and voluntary consent"? Or was this imposed upon most men by the strongest among them? Can "a man fairly possess more land” than he can use “without injury to anyone"? Does money (i.e. gold and silver) represent real wealth in goods and services? What is, or should be, the role of government in securing the right to and protection of “disproportionate” wealth? To what extent is this, indeed, the key or core of Locke’s Second Treatise? This option invites, perhaps, critique of Locke or discussion of wider political-philosophical issues raised by or in the Second Treatise. (Remember: just don’t answer the previous questions … use them to brainstorm, not to organize your essay!!! And, if you entertain “wider political-philosophical issues” don’t lose sight that your primary goal is to demonstrate that you understand Locke’s text!) OPTION TWO: A careful reading of Locke’s notions about property development, spoilage, and so on, might lead you to conclude that he would be opposed to "excessive" capitalist development of real estate (i.e., say a Donald Trump tower on Miami-Dade wetlands), or perhaps the reverse. Explore to what extent you think Locke’s ideas in The Second Treatise are significant for arguments for or against large-scale real-estate development. This option provides an occasion to apply Locke’s ideas (especially in Chapter V) to the contemporary reality of land development that we see all around us in South Florida. Is development always "industrious and rational," as Locke seems to imply, or can it sometimes represent "the covetousness of the quarrelsome and the contentious"? (Section 34). Does development always serve the common good or does it sometimes, or often, serve only the wealthy? (As with Option One: do not answer these questions per se; they are offered as brainstorming cues. Also, don’t forget that your primary goal is to demonstrate that you understand Locke’s text!)) If you have some facts about Trump or South Florida real-estate from the internet, you may use them (in which case cite your source): this is an exception to the “no research” instructions above, and in general you should not be taking up much paper space with such.
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