Thomas Hobbes and John Locke
A comparison and contrast of Thomas Hobbes' and John Locke's understanding of human nature and the issue of security of life and property.
# 89005 | 1,575 words | 4 sources | 2006 |
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Political Science (Political Theory) , Sociology (Theory) , English (Comparison) , Philosophy (General) , Political Science (John Locke)
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This paper explains that Thomas Hobbes and John Locke appear to be very much in agreement in their thoughts related to their understanding of human nature and the issue of security of life and property, and that both philosophers were aware that the desire for gain and for property was the main source of all social conflict. The paper goes on to explains that, in spite of these similar perspectives, Hobbes and Locke actually held very different views of human nature and property. This paper examines those differences.
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