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In a monarchy, trade is based on luxury and does not serve the needs of the country.
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Jean Jacques Rousseau
Enlightenment thinkers viewed the social contract theory of government as problematic. They believed that the government would not be able to provide the means to alleviat…e the problems that modern society has created.
Rousseau believed that we live in a world where human beings are increasingly dependent on one another. He believes government should correspond to the general will and pr…eserve human freedom.
The Social Contract was a focus of philosopher, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, whose book "The Social Contract," inspired American patriots. The principle is that people relinquis…h some of their rights to an authority in exchange for the authority to protect their remaining rights.
A key enlightenment thinker whose idea of social contract between people and their government appealed to colonial leaders was?
Thomas hobbes and john Locke both subscribed to the social contract theory of government analyze their views of that theory?
Social contract theory holds that in earliest history man lived in a state of nature. No government existed. Each man was only as secure as his own power and mental awaren…ess could make him. There views would be as pre-enlightenment thinkers.
The enlightenment thinkers had the social theory of government that those governing derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
People give up some rights in order to have other rights protected.