Handout B: Comparing Philosophies
Directions: Use the Venn diagram below to compare and contrast the philosophies of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau. Then answer the question below.
(Venn Diagram in PDF)
In what ways did the American Founders use the philosophies of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau in writing the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights?