Is there such a thing as progress in politics? Answer with reference to Machiavelli and at least one of the following thinkers: Rousseau, Burke, Wollstonecraft.
The emphasis is on comparing two or more thinkers on a particular theme. Put differently, examine a particular theme through the lens of a comparison of two or more thinkers. When you compare
thinkers, it is important not simply to describe what they think about a particular theme. The comparison must be as systematic and analytical as possible, focusing on the key differences and
similarities, and explaining why these differences and similarities exist. The following readings might help 1) Machiavelli, The Prince 2) Jean-Jacques Rousseau, A Discourse on the Origin and
Foundation of Inequality among Men 3)Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France in Reflections on the Revolution in France and the First Letter on a Regicide Peace., ed. I. Hampsher-Monk