Natural Rights vs Classical Republicanism Seminar Ticket
Read and annotate “Is a Threat Posted on Facebook Really a Threat?” Specifically think about balancing
natural rights (rights of the individual) with classical republicanism (promoting common good).
1. What are three main points/arguments made in this story that are in line with the ideas of John Locke’s
Natural Rights Philosophy:
Arguments that would support Natural Rights Philosophy:
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2. What are three main points/arguments made in this story that are in line with the ideas of classical
republicanism:
Arguments that would support Classical Republicanism:
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Read and annotate “California School District Monitors Kids’ Social Media.” Specifically think about balancing
natural rights (rights of the individual) with classical republicanism (promoting common good).
1. What are three main points/arguments made in this story that are in line with the ideas of John Locke’s
Natural Rights Philosophy:
Arguments that would support Natural Rights Philosophy:
1.
2.
3.
2. What are three main points/arguments made in this story that are in line with the ideas of classical
republicanism:
Arguments that would support Classical Republicanism:
1.
2.
3.
Create three questions you would like to ask in the seminar discussion. Suggested words/phrases to start your
questions: describe, compare, contrast, judge, give your theory of…, agree or disagree with…
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