Thomas Hobbes and John Locke
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This paper discusses Thomas Hobbes' and John Locke's assumptions about motivation and the state of nature. It discusses how Locke endorsed limited monarchy and frequent expressions of consent, while Hobbes endorsed absolute monarchy and a sovereign who ruled in perpetuity. Locke supported freedom through government, while Hobbes believed a strong state had to subdue man's aggressive desires.
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