Social Contract Theory Analysis

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According to Hobbes, what are the three principal features of the lack of common power?

What does Hobbes suggest is the state of nature in the absence of common power?

Why does Hobbes argue that no accumulation can take place under anarchy?

What does Hobbes propose as the solution to the state of nature?

What is the role of the Leviathan according to Hobbes?

What are the three consequences of the lack of common power according to Hobbes?

What does Hobbes believe is the natural state of man in the absence of common power?

According to Hobbes, why do individuals relinquish their rights and submit to a central authority?

What is the role of the Leviathan in Hobbes' theory?

Why does Hobbes argue that individuals would rationally form civil society or submit to a king?

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Explore the social contract theory as analyzed by Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau, and its significance in justifying the existence of political systems. Understand the concept of individuals surrendering their rights to a central authority for the sake of social order and stability.

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