Prelim 2 Lecture Notes - (pg. 210, 221, *! bottom paragraph...

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Hobbs I. State of nature – natural state of human beings living without government, repute of Augustine who believed men were naturally political animals. Hobbs says what is natural are men living independent. Pg 209 – savages have no government, Principles of right/wrong, law/justice, do not exist w/o government. II. Human nature a. Not social, egotistic, solitary, competitive, self-serving, greedy,
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Unformatted text preview: (pg. 210, 221, *! bottom paragraph of pg. 208!*, ) b. Amongst master less men there is a state of perpetual war III. Equality - humanity in the state of nature is equal a. All are equal because all can kill each other (pg. 207) b. The only way these men can come to be safe and secu...
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