synthesized State of Nature notes

synthesized State of Nature notes - 09/03/2008 16:23:00 1....

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 09/03/2008 16:23:00 1. modern thinkers have made it too easy to describe state of nature physical o anthropological current o best machine out there, mainly respondents to stimuli, not aware of mortality, no fear, asocial preservation o not as domesticated as modern man, stronger metaphysical o ability to be free agentdisagrees with HOBBES here o can overcome or limit sensient existence not just pain/pleasure motives HOBBES idea of good. Hobbes and Smith too narrow transcend o perfectibility imagination humans changing over time never describes will as reason pg 45 we have will, self destructive o reason separate concept, not a scout for passions(Hobbes and Smith) o o source of will different histories. Experiencesproduct of antecedents o hobbes only addresses western commercial societies o hobbes and smith have idea of preventing the worst is better than...
View Full Document

Page1 / 5

synthesized State of Nature notes - 09/03/2008 16:23:00 1....

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online