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Philosophy in Lit.-Feb.14 Thomas Hobbes

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHILOS 1C03
Professor
Brigitte Sassen
Semester
Winter

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February 14Thomas HobbesPrinciples governing civil societies o State of natureIndividuals or collections of people without governmentPeople are both physically and intellectually equal y Weaker can work together or utilise tools to get what they wantPeople live in scarcity y Competition for scarce resourcesRecognizing their equality people want recognition from others y Even if resources werent scarce people would be in conflict because every thinks that heshe is more deserving than the next personCauses of competitionCAUSES FOR Competition Gain Diffidence Security Glory ReputationSuppose a state of nature o What would be the most just thing to doEqual divisioncooperation Fight of all against all3 problems o Ca
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