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Hobbes.3-4 - Thomas Hobbes The Leviathan — Chapters 13~20...

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Unformatted text preview: Thomas Hobbes, The Leviathan — Chapters 13~20 - C. Tarnopolskv Questions: Chapter I3 I. What does Hobbes mean by the ‘state of nature‘? 2. What experiences confirm this speculative state of nature? Chapter 14: i. How does Hobbes get from the right to self—preservation to the right to everything? 2. What does Hobbes mean by a law of nature? 3. What does Hobbes mean by an inalienable right and which rights are inalienable for Hobbes? efficacious? Chapter 15: i. What is the origin of justice? and why is there no injustice in war? ( see also end of Chapter 13 ) 2. Are justice and reason compatible? How does Hobbes argue against the "Poole" who ' ' ‘ is private interest and therefore is not rational? \‘J g s... 3:: w 33 ('3 CD 5 :3 9. 5 a" Chapter 16: 1. How does a multitude become one person? And how might this solve the problems that arise in the state of war? ' ' Chapter 17: 1. Why can't men live like Bees and Ants? 2. How is the sovereign actually instituted or created? Chapter 18: 1. Why is it that the sovereign can never commit a breach of the covenant or act unjustly? 2. Why is it that the sovereign can never injure a subject? 3. What is Hobbes position on free speech? . 4. How does Hobbes answer the objection that the condition of subjects is miserable? Chapter 19: 1. How does Hobbes distinguish monarchy, democracy and aristocracy-t. 2. What constitutes the artificial eternity of the sovereign? Chapter 20: l . How are dominion by institution and dominion by acquisition similar? ...
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