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Unformatted text preview: He doesn’t think it will work without enforcement. So who enforces? We all do. -We have the “Executive Power of Nature”, which allows us to punish those who violate the law of nature. Can we motivate this view without a theological basis? Wouldn’t that be nice? So Hobbes and Locke differ on the existence of an enforceable moral law. They also differ on the scarcity of goods—Locke thinks they’re abundant in nature. We get into fights not because of the scarcity of goods, but because of the differences we’ll have about when the natural law has been violated, etc. Also, the introduction of money leads to hoarding goods, which makes some of the symptoms of Hobbesian scarcity more apparent. Is money really the root of all evil after all?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course PHIL 02 taught by Professor Toñoramirez during the Winter '11 term at DeAnza College.
- Winter '11