natural law and natural rights relate to Social Darwinism essay

Mar 11th, 2015
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Question description

In this assignment, you will consider how the concepts of natural law and natural rights relate to Social Darwinism and how that relationship might be problematic.

Instructions 1.Review the article in the lessons relating racism to Social Darwinism (see below), a theory that uses the idea of natural law to purport that the suffering of the weak is best for humankind.

http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA140998478&v=2.1&u=apg_ssoprod_only&it=r&p=GPS&sw=w&asid=c1eb1329f48dffc212a9f86069cf8001

2.In a Word document, write a short essay based on the questions below.

•Does the relationship between natural law and Social Darwinism surprise you? Why or why not? What about the relationship between Social Darwinism and racism?

•Has your opinion of Social Darwinism changed or remained the same after reading the article? Why?

•How have the theory of Social Darwinism and the information in the article influenced your views of natural law and natural rights? What problems might arise in applying these theories in society?

Must be 3 pages.  APA references cited.


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