Thomas Hobbes Argument Of A Social Contract

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The premise that is made by the governing body and the current society is known as a social contract. This premise of a social contract is to separate the power between the governing body and the general public in a way that provides an advantage to the general will. The English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), (http://www.iep.utm.edu/hobmoral/) thought that the complete control by the government was best for the general will of the society. Hobbes thought that majority of the power should to be given to those in power rather than the society. Hobbes believed that society should have complete confidence in their government and should follow that government and do not question it’s authority. Philosopher John Locke (1632-1704) did
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