Hobbes-state_of_nature

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Hobbes---State of Natural In this essay I want to evaluate argument on "state of nature." made by Hobbes in his attempts to justify the government. He argues on the motives to move out of the state of nature. “State of Nature” is a term in political philosophy used in social contract theories to describe agreement within a state regarding the rights and responsibilities of the state and its citizens, or more generally a similar concord between a group and its members, or between individuals. All members within a society are assumed to agree to the terms of the social contract by their choice to stay within the society without violating the contract. Hobbes has a unique state of nature that leads him to a monarchy rule. His state of nature is a state of war of all against all. He held that this lawless state was a time of everyone for themselves. If someone wanted what his neighbor had, he would simply take it, and probably kill the neighbor in the process. Hobbes had a very bleak view of humanity, and famously declared
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