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John Locke Believes in democracy so authority is shared Human motivation is caused by self love mediated by reason Democracy and citizens right to dissolve government, which is best for protecting and maintaining government accountability Basic human nature is not good, like original sin We help ourselves out by helping out others State of nature is that of peace and working with each other and use reason However, reason doesn’t always work and there is sometimes a state of war in community No community, like Rousseau says, there is always a little corruption with in community Men who live together without a common superior, or authority to judge them, is properly the state of nature If force is imposed, upon another person, turns into a state of war Majority is like Locke, we sort of plan for future Envisioned limited role of government In the beginning people lived peaceful, helping each other Eventually, societies and economies become complex and people must create government. Government’s purpose
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course INDV 102 taught by Professor Polakowski during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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