Hobbes, Human Nature and the State
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In this article, the writer discusses that Hobbes made several fundamental claims about human nature and from these he evolved an account of the origin, character and functions of the State. This essay examines Hobbes' claims about human nature and explains how Hobbes evolved an account of the origin, character and functions of the State based on his view of human nature. As is shown, his ideas were entirely at odds with notions of feudal life.
From the Paper:"Thomas Hobbes is widely known for the wonderfully pithy line in which he claims that in the state of nature, the life of man would be "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short." What is less ..."
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