The pure state of nature or "the natural condition of ... no natural inequalities are
so great as to give anyone a "claim" to an ...
What innate human faculty makes natural man want to escape the state of nature
? ... Why does Hobbes claim that all men in the state of nature are equal?
Apr 23, 2009 ... Now, Hobbes never claims that the state of nature actually existed; it is a
hypothetical situation. The basic motivation for entering a State is ...
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Hobbes believed that self-preservation was everyone's fundamental natural
instinct. ... However, until civil society was created the state of nature was a state
of war: ..... to use religion against the claims of government therefore had to be
Sep 28, 2007 ... Hobbes claims that all men are by nature equal. What role does this claim play in.
Hobbes's argument that the state of nature is a state of war?
For this reason, I can claim that Hobbes has a more feasible theory of man's
natural state as regards the formation of political societies and legitimacy of
During the late medieval and early modern periods, claims according to which
political ... Although Hobbes employed the device of the state of nature for largely
of Mankind " is found Hobbes' doctrine of the state olf nature as it is generally ...
so nearly equal that one cannot claim for himself any benefit to whil'h another ...
The state of nature is so bleak, Hobbes believes, that men will willingly cede their
right of ....  He also claims that one can define the state as being a human.