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For quotes and paraphrasing, cite specific page numbers (no bibliographic inform

For quotes and paraphrasing, cite specific page numbers (no bibliographic information needed). I strongly recommend that you do not use outside sources (especially websites), but if you do, you must cite them, or you are plagiarizing. Please proofread your answers carefully. I recommend that you read your answers
Short-answer questions. Write about 100 words per question.
1. Summarize Berlin’s concept of “positive freedom” in your own words. How does this view of freedom relate to different views of the self?
2. Summarize Russell Kirk’s critique of libertarians in your own words.
3. How are conservatives and socialists similar, according to Friedrich Hayek? Why does he object to them both?
4. Summarize William F. Buckley’s comments on voting rights in the South.
5. How is Fascism similar to nationalism, according to Gentile, and how is it different from
nationalism?
Write no more than 300 words per question, and post your word count at the end of each of your answers.
1. Summarize Rawls’s theory of justice in your own words. Mention as many of the following terms as you can: hypothetical situation, original position, veil of ignorance, difference principle, social lottery, natural lottery.
2. Compare and contrast Lenin with either Luxemburg or Walzer on the relation between socialism and democracy. Does promoting socialism require anti-democratic methods? Or do socialism and democracy depend on each other? What specific reasons do they each give for their views?
3. Compare and contrast Goldman and Gentile on the relation between the state and human
freedom. First, what do they each think human freedom requires? Second, do they think the state promotes freedom or undermines it? What specific reasons do they give for their views?

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Make the most comprehensive case you can either for or against ratification of t

Make the most comprehensive case you can either for or against ratification of the Constitution, writing to persuade delegates to your side. Touch on the various considerations, principles, and interests that seemed to animate the ratification debate, but organize it around a cohesive and well-defended argument.