John Ruskin's Unto this Last: Summary & Explanation

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Which of these figures is an economist that 'Unto this Last' specifically criticizes?

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1. Christianity supplied what kind of foundation for Ruskin's economic ideas?

2. Ruskin's theory of political economy critiques which type of economic system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer study questions on John Ruskin's Unto the Last. You'll be quizzed on key points such as an economist criticized in the book and the role of Christianity on Ruskin's theories.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you understand about the following:

  • An economic system critiqued by Ruskin
  • A system that Ruskin sought to promote
  • What Ruskin thought about value

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on John Ruskin's Unto the Last
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an economist criticized by Ruskin in the book
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of Christianity to recognize how it's connected to Ruskin's economic theories

Additional Learning

You can study the subject further via the lesson called John Ruskin's Unto this Last: Summary & Explanation. You'll be going over the following study points:

  • An overview of what the book is about
  • How to define capitalism
  • The name of Ruskin's first essay and what it was about
  • How Ruskin argues that wealth is acquired for power
  • What Ruskin thought about compulsory education
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