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Essay heading: A Reconciliation of Self and State in Hobbes' Leviathan
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This is the first point in Leviathan that the reader is explicitly shown by the author that he is attempting to reduce "human nature" into a series of undeniable truths. Hobbes is apparently working with the theory that if one can define humanity in terms that nobody can dispute, then surely one can do the same with a social contract...
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Even Hobbes' definitions of the Passions are very unemotional, cut and dry performances. He proposes that the words good, evil, and contemptible are always used "with relation to the person that useth them," so it is indeed possible to define the terms axiomatically. Through chapter XIII of part one the reader has followed Hobbes' extrapolating definitions to his proposal that man's natural state is being at constant war with every other man...
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During the time men live without a common Power to keep them all in awe, they are in that condition which is called Warre; and such a warre, as is of every man, against every man (Hobbes, Leviathan). How does Hobbes' view of the ?condition of Ma...     The State of Nature and its Implications for Civilization in Hobbes and Rousseau   Hobbes Leviathan   A Reconciliation of Self and State in Hobbes' Leviathan   analysis Thomas Hobbes's claim "a state of nature is, or would be, a state of war of everyone against everyone."   Hobbes; Leviathan   How does Rousseau's conception of ?the state of nature' differ from Hobbes'?   hobbes leviathan state government social order state of war   Leviathan   Leviathan   Leviathan: Is the State of Nature Quote Really True?   leviathan   Weaknesses of Leviathan   Thomas Hobbes Leviathan  
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