Social Contract Theory-Australian Politics Assignment

Question:-
Against the social contract theory:
Outline, compare and evaluate TWO different types of argument against the social contract theory.
(As an example, J. S. Mill offers a different type of argument against the social contract theory from that advanced by E. Burke. The choice of these two types is yours; but you have to show how they differ).

The essay writing should test your ability to articulate arguments for or against specific theories or theses discussed in the course; in articulating your arguments you would be expected to draw on the required texts; the required texts are your primary (but not necessarily only) sources.

You are required to follow closely Notes on Essay Writing (by Dr Helen Pringle) I will upload this for you!

Read through the following set texts:

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract, books 1 and 2, translated by G.D.H. Cole, London: Dent, 1981.¨

On the Social Contract, from Basic Political Writings, translated and edited by D. A. Cress, Cambridge: Hackett Publishing, 1975. pp. 141-151, 154-61, 166-75, 178-81, 196-7.
(Recommended: all of The Social Contract)

You will find the relevant chapters available on the following websites:
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
http://www.constitution.org/jjr/jjr.htm

Max Weber, Economy and Society: An Outline of Interpretive Sociology, G. Roth and C. Wittich (London: University of California Press, 1985). pp. 52-7, 212-27, 230-33, 241-49, 262-69, 289-95¨

Stewart Clegg, Frameworks of Power (London: Sage, 1989). Pp.1-17¨
David Beetham, The Legitimation of Power (Basingstoke: MacMillan, 1991), pp.3-37

Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince, ed. by Q. Skinner and R. Price, Cambridge University Press, 1991. chs. 1, 6-8, 14-19, 25-26.

Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France, Burke, On Government, Politics and Society, ed. B.W. Hill, London: Fontana, 1971.¨
Burke, Select Works, ed. E.J. Payne, Vol. II, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1877. pp.112-5.

(Recommended: read the Reflections in any of the selected works edition you can find)
You will find the relevant chapters available on the following websites:
Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France
http://www.constitution.org/eb/rev_fran.htm

John Stuart Mill, On Liberty in Utilitarianism, Liberty, Representative Government, ed. by H.B. Acton, London: Dent, 1972.¨

Considerations on the Representative Government, in Utilitarianism, Liberty, Representative Government, ed. by H.B. Acton, London: Dent, 1972. pp. 187-91, 198-201, 208-11, 222-3, 232-5, 272-5, 314-5, 390-8.

(Recommended: all of Considerations on the Representative Government)

You will find the relevant chapters available on the following websites:
John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/jsmill-lib.html

Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius, translated by C. E. Detmold from The Prince and the Discourses, ed. Max Lerner, New York: the Modern Library, 1950. pp. 182-85

Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
http://www.the-prince-by-machiavelli.com/

Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, ed. by R. Tuck, Cambridge University Press, 1991. chs. 11, 13-15, 17-21, 29.
(Recommended: all of book 2 of Leviathan, ‘Of Commonwealth’)
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl302/texts/hobbes/leviathan-contents.html

John Locke, Two Treatises of Government, the Second Treatise, ed. by Peter Laslett, Cambridge University Press, 1970. chs. 1-3, 5-7, 9-11, 16-19.
(Recommended: all of The Second Treatise of Government)
You will find the relevant chapters available on the following websites:
John Locke, Two Treatises of Government
http://www.lonang.com/exlibris/locke/

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