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by sace_01, February 07, 2015

Thomas Hobbes was actually born in Westport, England (April 5th, 158

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State of Nature

by TravisJamesIV, October 04, 2016

Very good summary and analysis. For those writing essays on Hobbes and his idea of the state of nature being a state of war check out my blog where I do a short introductory on the topic. This addresses something that is somewhat left out. That is; the idea that their is a contradiction that is a fundamental flaw to Hobbes argument. The contradiction is that the state of nature is a state of war where no man can trust another. Yet, somehow a covenant is supposed to be formed where power is given to the sovereign absolutely which is highly im... Read more

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