The Right And The Good ' Hobbes ' S Theory On Moral Philosophy

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Dale Campbell
Prof Cummins/Phi 358

THE RIGHT AND THE GOOD IN HOBBES’S THEORY ON MORAL PHILOSOPHY Mr. Hobbes’s Leviathan is one of the many outstanding philosophers that wrote books on moral philosophy and their meaning. Hobbes explains in a clear and engaging manner that makes his Statement thesis clear from the start: Man can be a self-interested animal, and that this self-interest is enough to create a justified and obligatory ways of justice, citizenship, and morality. He mentions in his thesis right from the beginning and is the basis for his theory that all things dealing with ethical thinking one general thought generate the answer; that is the reason for accepting self-interest of all mankind. Even though his theory sounds like the perfect society in which a person is looking out for everyone, I believe that this theory attempts to define and in turn reduce our general concept of morality into the simplest form of self-interest. No matter how this argument is formed, there is a group of ethical actions in which the morality is true, but the consequences are false. In most cases where the self-interest of a person in the society is in contradiction. In this paper I will explain a class of people that I will refer to as “Jamaican freeloaders.” “Jamaican Freeloaders” are the populace in Jamaican culture who use other people also who try to get something for nothing. They get it by any means possible and freely. I will show that Hobbes’s
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