Please pick one of the following three prompts and write a 2000 word essay. This exercise is intended to test–and so your grade will reflect–how well you have understood and are engaging with the readings.

Directions: Please pick one of the following three prompts and write a 2000 word essay. This exercise is intended to test–and so your grade will reflect–how well you have understood and are engaging with the readings.
Prompt #2: Thomas Hobbes and Jean-Jacques Rousseau both have an organic view of sovereignty. By that I mean that they think of sovereign as being composed of individuals who collectively come to form a single animated entity, the Leviathan for Hobbes and the General Will for Rousseau. Explain how each of these two theorists got to their respective conclusions and what differences there are between their accounts.