Click here to return to old version

Title: The General Will

Essay Details

Subject: Miscellaneous
Author: Gregory P
Date: April 1, 2014
Level: University
Grade: A
Length: 3 / 804
No of views: 0
Essay rating: good 0, average 0, bad 0 (total score: 0)

Essay text:

According to Rousseau, the government is charged with implementing and enforcing the general will and should be composed of a smaller group of citizens. He was very opposed to the idea of representative democracy. He believed in making laws directly from the general will of those in the sovereignty. Believing that the democratic government is set up to serve the people rather than rule over them...

Showed first 250 characters

Do you need an essay?

Here are the options you can choose from:

  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time
  • Prices start from $12.99/page

Do you need many essays?

FULL access to essays database

  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month

He believed in making laws directly from the general will of those in the sovereignty. Believing that the democratic government is set up to serve the people rather than rule over them. The idea that the general will is inalienable is because it is applied to everyone equally. Rousseau say's "since the sovereignty is merely the exercise of the general will, it can never be alienated and that the sovereign, which is only a collective being, cannot be represented by anything but itself...

Showed next 250 characters

If you cannot find any suitable paper on our site, which happens very rarely, you can always order custom written paper which will be written from scratch by our professional writers and deliver to you on requested time.
  • Your research paper is written by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are always met
  • You are able to control the progress of your writing assignment
  • You get a chance to become an excellent student!

Total price: $10.00

 

Common topics in this essay:

Comments

Similar Essays:

Modesty in general

4 pages / 1024 words

The General Will

3 pages / 804 words

leviathan

3 pages / 611 words

locke

2 pages / 311 words

Rousseau Contract theory

6 pages / 1793 words

the general will

6 pages / 1778 words

HITLER'S BODY AND THE BODY POLITIC

2 pages / 463 words