Unformatted text preview: nd column o 3) Equal in what we want (basic natural desire) • Three reasons people quarrel in s o n (535) o 1) competition: limited resources. My pursuit of possessions threatens yours o 2) Diffidence: I do not trust you, and must protect my things o 3) Glory: • State of nature a State of war: 535 c1 o State of war: every man vs one another. A state where violence is likely to break out. Always have a dispassion of fighting o Life in state of war: no advanced civilization: no time or language o No industry: due to no cooperation o No justice or injustice o Chief virtues are force and fraud • What stimulates us to seek peace? 536 o 1) fear of death o 2) we want things needed for pleasant living o 3) we hope that we can be happy We realize we are happier and safer outside the state of war Self-interest is best way to find peace Morality...
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- Fall '10
- Political Philosophy, State of nature, Ethical egoism