Please use Socrates and Machiavelli.
Option #1: Classical Influence on Current Policies and Politics
Compare and contrast at least two of the philosophers discussed in the text: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Burke, Mill, and/or Marx. Give examples of their philosophy being utilized in politics today. This may either be an active policy or the platforms or speeches of candidates.
Cite at least two credible outside sources to support your writing. As one of these, consider http://www.iep.utm.edu/polphil/. (Consider specifically Sections 3a, 3b, and 3c.) Be certain to add citations for your sources.
- Write a formal essay 2-3 pages in length, complete with citations from at least two outside academic sources from the CSU-Global Library to support your findings.
- Cite these on a separate page at the end of the essay and include a title page at the beginning.
- Always follow the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA style and review the library material concerning APA style before turning in this assignment.