3. What does Augustine's view of justice have in common with Plato? How would Augustine agree with Hobbes? How would he disagree? Which is more significant, the agreement or disagreement? Plato based his view of an ideal state as a just state. Plato
4. Explain Hobbes' argument in favor of ceding all rights of self-government to the civil authority. Do you find this argument to be sound? Why or why not? In nature Hobbes notes that men are essentially equal in ability but that this inevitably lead
5. What is Hobbes' view of the state of nature and human nature? What is his theory of justice in the state of nature? How does this relate to justice in civil society? In nature Hobbes notes that men are essentially equal in ability but that this in
Pick two views of political philosophy we have studied, and in each sketch how a
more general view of nature or reality leads to a political theory. Which view is stronger,
In nature Hobbes notes that men are essentially equal in ability but
What is the analogy between the individual and society in Plato’s Republic?
How does this relate to the ideal state and the types of societies that Plato finds to be
What sort of view of justice is found here?
I. The analogy between the stat
2. Aristotle says "nature. makes nothing in vain." Explain how this idea fits with Aristotelian political philosophy. Briefly give your evaluation of Aristotle's view. Aristotle argues that since nature makes nothing in vain and notes that humans hav