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Cell and Systems Biology
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The Two RousseausAuthenticity has been threatened perhaps by progress Romantic theme of the D onIneqReason tells us that we are fundamentally free and that consent is the only basis of legitimate political rule En theme of SCThe book is about what kind of a life J makesNot feelings v society Loved her father though he would die Its about 2 passions which cannot be satisfied at the same timeIn both cases she was acting authentically from point of view of ROMfeeling articulates an ideal of authenticity Know thyselfbe thyselfneed to get in touch of who the person actually is there are forces which inhibit us from being ourselves gets caught up in ideas of alienation and other modern ideas D on Inequality GenreMethodSavage StatePorepolitical society Political society GenreMethod1756 essay competitionhas the progress improvement or corruption of human kindnd 2 Discourseinequality Discourses 1st Discourse Conjectural historyHistory of the human soul 2nd Discoursest 1 one and was popular has the progress it contributed to the corruption antienlight Argument because it embraced progress but R said no he was going against the intellectual trendWhy were we not getting betterSci was leading to luxury and it was making humans soft Civilization brings with it the coming of the passions and you do this through complex inst of manners please thank you shaking hands 18th the sys of social manners was very complex its like we are interacting with each other w artificial manners and forms of politeness they stand bw people There are set formulas of how people ought to act nothing is authenticthe higher up in the social ladder the more unauth it is R was authentic was very emotions did not always act according to est decorum This hit a core in people The creations of tension bw auth and civilizing effect of manners where you have formula which control our passions and em R for authenticitypeople could see themselves in the essay essay if it stood by itself interesting commentary on ones life no alternative no full phil 2nd Dmore depressing serious more important criticism of societyth attack on 18 c politics soc and Europe enligh thinkers realized that r was not one of them The origins of societyConjectural history not truethe investigations should not be takes for historical truths This historySubject is human consciousness not his human identify and how it changes Human nature is malleable forces in the world shape who we are Core of Hegelspiritual forces reasonMarxisms his materialismmat forces Shaped by how we phy shape our lives For Rboth there are many mat conditions and also internal things Not a happy storyPreface states how radical will be his claim Metaphor development of human soul over time the human soul alters in the midst of soc1st manners are getting in the way the whole march of soc was to deform who we are undermined human auth story of deformationwhere did it go wrongthe goalgo back to our auth inauth deep deformity in the human character Startswith the SON Savage State Natural condition of equality no socmoralityrulesconventionsMotivation selfpreservation and pitysympathyHis SON quasianthro claim how people lived 1 People are isolatedpeople do not live together solitary there are no familieshe wants to get into something original in his pol he is communitarian humans are to be understood as isolated individualinteraction is gover by convention nature of humans thinks about a single person isolated savageonly 2 impulses 1 Selfpres 2 Pity PRIOR TO REASONonce we start thinking we put layers of artificiality emotions and passions independent of rationalthe intro of reason and the role it playsthe savage is unreflective
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