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Justice and the Law (Spring 2011) Mr. Ballinger Study questions for David Hume’s Of the Origin of Government. Sakai e-reserve 1) According to Hume, why does man establish a political society? 2) What is the most important purpose or object of government? 3) Why is it impossible to keep people in the “paths of justice?”
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Unformatted text preview: 4) What mechanism does society use to keep people obedient? 5) Why is this mechanism sometimes flawed? 6) Why might liberty and authority struggle against one another in all governments? Which should prevail? 7) Where might we see this struggle in our own society?...
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