Explains what is generally meant by the theory of social contract and gives a brief explanation of how the three thinkers had different understandings about it. Differences can be explained by the three philosophers' understanding of human nature.View full description
Contrasts the various premises held by the political philosopehrs John Locke and Thomas Hobbes. Both men are considered 'social theorists' but both have quide different views on such issues as human nature and conflict.View full description
Series of short points and quotations from the writing of Thomas Hobbes. Rather dated layout but it covers his thoughts on Self-Preservation; The State of Nature; the Covenant; Sovereignty; Families and conquest; God and Religion.View full description
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