Select one of these three philosophers (Rousseau, Locke, Hobbes) and write a 1-2 page paper in which you analyze the significant ways in which their ideas differ from those at work in modern democracies.

Written assignment – Social contract

Select one of these three philosophers (Rousseau, Locke, Hobbes) and write a 1-2 page paper in which you analyze the significant ways in which their ideas differ from those at work in modern democracies. What could we gain from following their ideas more closely, and what might be dangerous if we did so?