Day 21 Hobbes notes from Jay

Sec 40 good fortune honorable riches honorable they

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Unformatted text preview: arent good “The POWER of a man (to take it universally,) is his present means, to obtain some future apparent good. And is either original or instrumental. 59 (chapter x, sec 17): honoring another person “The manifestation of the value we set on one another, is that which is commonly called honouring, and dishonouring. To value a man at a high rate, is to honour him; at a low rate, is to dishonour him. But high, and low, in this case, is to be understood by comparison to the rate that each man setteth on himself.” xx: [the sovereign: this person emerges as a result of a form of social contract… could this be Lord Humungus? or is it something else?] desire for power: ch. 10 (start ing p 58) sec 1 power= ability to obtain some future apparent good sec 3 the greatest human powers occurs when powers are compounded sec 5 reputation is power; reputation of power draws even more power sec 17 “value” – to do so highly is honor; to do so at a high rate is to dishonor sec 18 public worth of a man = dignity sec 24 to show signs of love = honor sec 37 honorable is whatsoever possession, action, quality – sign of power sec 38 to be honored, loved, feared is honorable; to be loved or feared by few or none is dishonorable sec 40 good fortune= honorable; riches = honorable (they are power) sec 47 covetousness of great riches, and ambition of great honors are honorable; as signs of power to obtain them sec 49 private duels are, and always will be honorable, though unlawful sec 52 titles of honor (due, count) are honorable ch. 11 (starting p. 65) sec 2 “I...
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