5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What are the pros to "be true to your own self?"
- In the Romanticism, individual fulfillment is the focus.
- Does it sound arrogant? Yes. We share our testimony to give God glory; that's not arrogant. There can be other reasons.
- Rousseau - up until this point, we haven't had writing like Rousseau's Confessions. How did this work alter the course of history?
- What is narcissism? How does Rousseau express the narcissistic side of Romanticism?
- a Frankly, no one cares what you and I think. Rousseau is, but Rousseau supports idea.
- b Other cultures have more community focus and orientation than a Western culture.
- c Can learn from mistakes, be who God made you. Try to imitate Christ. Innocent. No two-face.
- d Augustine vs. Rousseau - Augustine views his life experience as something that's important to look back on.
- e Narcissism is the concentration of the self that shuts out others and their needs. Rousseau focuses in heavily on the self, so much so that individualism, or intrapersonal evaluation, becomes almost an obsession -it shows how far one's narcissism or focus on the self can go. Rousseau expresses it through his Confessions and he decides to be completely honest, regardless of the situation. Just be honest with yourself.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What are Rousseau's new moral assumptions? Happiness equals moral achievement. He believed that the individual should be completely honest, he holds beliefs in self-knowledge (intrapersonal examination), and feelings are important.
- Selfish, sinful. Heart is deceitful among all things - scripture says to have a healthy skepticism of yourself. Romantic writers don't have this viewpoint.
- Because this was ridiculously radical at the time of when this was written. He says that if one is self-aware, one can earn salvation.
- Rousseau says "There is no one else in the world like me. I am unique." Where does this uniqueness come from? Focus on the individual.
- Rousseau makes illusions and references to the original confession. When you write an autobiography, you have to have a pretty strong ego. You've got to say that my life is important enough for you to read about it. <<GOOD TITLE.
5 True/False Questions
How does Rousseau exemplify the dominant values of his time period? → Rousseau also may use it and say, "Here's everything I've done, good or bad."
Jean Jacques Rousseau - → He will be completely honest, he is unique. While he claims to be the most unique individual, he states that he must be true to yourself.
Feeling is the primary vehicle of knowing in the Romanticism. → Rousseau says "There is no one else in the world like me. I am unique." Where does this uniqueness come from? Focus on the individual.
Augustine proclaims and repents. Rousseau proclaims and revels in his confession - he becomes arrogant about it stating that this would be his ticket into heaven. → Rousseau makes illusions and references to the original confession. When you write an autobiography, you have to have a pretty strong ego. You've got to say that my life is important enough for you to read about it. <<GOOD TITLE.
Laissez faire = leave it alone. People respond. If there's a natural disaster on the coast, people need sheet rock. Plywood. Well, if the government comes and says you can only charge $20 a sheet of plywood, there's no incentive. If you can go down there, and help out, you can make a quick profit. Prices will eventually go back down. If you leave it alone, the market will self regulate<<thought up by Adam Smith → Rousseau also may use it and say, "Here's everything I've done, good or bad."