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    The political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes is best seen in his work Leviathan, written amid the chaos of the English Civil War. Locke, on the other hand, laid out his political philosophy in his Two...

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    In this chapter, the Fool says (not necessarily to Hobbes himself) that there is not really any such thing as justice. He says that people might as well just do whatever is useful for them. The...

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    According to Thomas Hobbes in Leviathan, the natural state of man is warfare, which makes life "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short." This was a consequence of the basic equality of men in...

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    Are you sure you have this question transcribed right? The answer really should be F, but only if F is "none of the above." This is because A-D are all characteristics of the state of nature. Let...

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    For Hobbes, the social contract is a contract that people make with one another that allows them to live together in a society. If people do not make such a contract, they will be living in a...

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    I would argue that justice does have a place in Hobbes's theory of the social contract. Of course, much of Hobbes's theory is driven less by issues of justice than by a simple desire for self...

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    The answer to this can be found in the very first paragraph of the introduction to this work. There, Hobbes argues that the leviathan is artificial because it is made by people to imitate...

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  • Leviathan: Or, The Matter, Form, and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiastical and Civil
    So are you just asking what this time is called? This time is called the state of nature. In the state of nature, there is what is often called the war of each against all, though Hobbes' own...

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