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Locke versus Hobbes

Added: 29 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

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.

How it maps to the curriculum

Politics & Society

Suggestions for use: Very useful document to show how Hobbes and Locke differ on some very basic principles. Students should look at this when considering their views on Power and decision making.

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  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
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