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The Social Contract - Definition and Origins - American History
The origin of the term social contract can be found in the writings of Plato. However, English philosopher Thomas Hobbes expanded on the idea when he wrote ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/usconstitution/g/social_contract.htm
Popular Sovereignty - Definition - American History - About.com
The theory evolved from the writings of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Jean Jacques Rousseau. Popular sovereignty is one of the six foundational principles  ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/usconstitution/g/popular_sovereignty.htm
Causes of the American Revolution - American History - About.com
The Enlightenment – Many of the revolutionary leaders had studied major writings of the Enlightenment including those of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/revolutionarywar/a/amer_revolution.htm
thomas hobbes and the social contract - Secondary Education
Thomas Hobbes' ideas in Leviathan helped form the basis for later enlightened thinkers such as John Locke. From the 'Background to the Revolution' lecture ...
http://712educators.about.com/cs/historyarlessons/l/blamrevhobbes.htm
Biography of Thomas Hobbes - English Political Theorist
Here is a biography on the life of Thomas Hobbes. It was created using the educational biographical framework.
http://712educators.about.com/cs/biographies/p/hobbes.htm
Where Do We Get Our Civil Rights? - Civil Liberties - About.com
The author of the Declaration, Thomas Jefferson, was well-versed in political ... Among the first and most widely read was Thomas Hobbes, author of Leviathan ...
http://civilliberty.about.com/od/historyprofiles/f/where_rights.htm
Why Parkinson's Patients Accomplish Famous Achievements
Nov 16, 2010 ... Personality correlates of Parkinson's disease can create the right setting for creativity and success. Find out how people with Parkinson's ...
http://parkinsons.about.com/od/livingwithpd/a/famous_people.htm
US Political Theory - Foundational Thinkers - US Politics on About.com
Thomas Hobbes (5 Apr 1588 - 4 Dec 1679). In the world envisioned by Hobbes, war is a natural state because we are always competing for resources. Hobbes ...
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/usgovernment/tp/foundational_thinkers.htm
Philosophy of Non-Violence - About.com
On the opposite camp, authors such as Thomas Hobbes have argued that human nature is fundamentally evil: unless humans are coerced by some external ...
http://philosophy.about.com/od/Philosophy-Now/a/Philosophy-Of-Non-Violence.htm
The Paradox of Tragedy - Philosophy - About.com
Here is, for example, what the Roman poet Lucretius and British philosopher Thomas Hobbes had to say on it. "What joy it is, when out at sea the stormwinds are ...
http://philosophy.about.com/od/Philosophical-Questions-Puzzle/a/The-Paradox-Of-Tragedy.htm
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