5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- In the Enlightenment, men believed they could use reason and logic to discover universal principles. To Romanticism we switched over to the...
- 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
- Tradition still anchored experience back in the Enlightenment. Then, the ideal of joyous liberation from this experience was important: a child has superior insight because they are innocent.
- What is narcissism? How does Rousseau express the narcissistic side of Romanticism?
- Augustine realizes that he can no longer run from God and he recognizes all the times he has tried to flee God and he realizes that that has made him be miserable and that
God allowed him to be miserable because of it.
- a New and Old - mischaracterize the American Revolution - not caused by the romantic movement. There are political implications. Democracy > Hierarchy. Before there was this sense of place.
- b local/individual - Rousseau is almost the head of the romanticism.
- c 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.
- d 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.
- e Section on individualism. Nature. Read.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Frankly, no one cares what you and I think. Rousseau is, but Rousseau supports idea.
- 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.
- Autobiographies give the author an opportunity to go back over their lives. Augustine writes about he was running from God. He fathered a child out of wedlock. Riches. In learning, knowledge, philosophy -traveling, fleeing from his mother. Augustine's a brilliant man, but Rousseau is similar. He is also brilliant.
- Rousseau says that the feelings are of the type one needs to fully engage in.
- 1) Feeling is the guide of conduct 2) It glorifies the imagination and romantic love 3) Believes the common people are morally superior to the upper classes.
5 True/False questions
Rousseau believes that being brutally honest will save him. → 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 puts the imagination to the forefront. He says its good. → Rousseau also may use it and say, "Here's everything I've done, good or bad."
Rousseau proclaims - → 19th Century - Romanticism - implies a new emphasis on imagination, feeling, and value of the primitive and untrammeled, kind or "man." We have a real focus on the individual.
Feeling is the primary vehicle of knowing in the Romanticism. → In the Enlightenment, there is reason = knowledge. In the Enlightenment we have the community.
What are the pros to "be true to your own self?" → Can learn from mistakes, be who God made you. Try to imitate Christ. Innocent. No two-face.