For your final paper, you should write a 1000-1500 word essay that can take one of the following forms:

– Comparison and Contrast: compare, or discuss similarities between, two thinkers or texts we have read this semester; likewise, you can contrast two thinkers or texts, discussing how two thinkers or texts are importantly different. For example, you could compare Thoreau and King’s accounts of what justifies civil disobedience or you could contrast Hobbes and Rousseau on the state of nature.

Compare and contrast Rousseau’s and Hobbes’ accounts of the state of nature in Rousseau’s “The Noble Savage” and Hobbes’