A series of quotes are presented to students. They work either alone or with a partner to determine which philosopher is more likely to have been the author. Additionally, students must explain their rationale for choosing one philosopher over the other. There are 8 quotes in total.
Some background on Hobbes and Locke is necessary prior to completing the activity; particularly their views on the nature of man and state of nature. Great as a formative assessment when studying the Enlightenment or philosophy on the nature of man.