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The Social Contract - Definition and Origins
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 ...
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Popular Sovereignty - Definition - American History From About
The theory evolved from the writings of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Jean Jacques Rousseau. Popular sovereignty is one of the six foundational principles  ...
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Causes of the American Revolution - American History From About
The Enlightenment – Many of the revolutionary leaders had studied major writings of the Enlightenment including those of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, ...
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Hobbes, Thomas: Moral and Political Philosophy [Internet ...
hobbes The English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is best known for his political thought, and deservedly so. His vision of the world is strikingly ...
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JOHN AUBREY 1626–1697 From The Life of Thomas Hobbes
John Aubrey's Life of his friend Thomas Hobbes is far from a proper biography; it ... Hobbes owes a great deal of what coherence it possesses to the labors of ...
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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.
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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
Where Do We Get Our Civil Rights? - Civil Liberties - About.com
Among the first and most widely read was Thomas Hobbes, author of Leviathan ( 1651), who proposed that natural rights existed because they were fundamental  ...
http://civilliberty.about.com/od/historyprofiles/f/where_rights.htm
What Was Absolutism? European Government History
In work by thinkers such as Thomas Hobbes, absolute power was seen as an answer to problems caused by natural law, the answer being that members of a ...
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