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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_contract

In both moral and political philosophy, the social contract or political contract is a theory or .... The idea was considered incendiary since it suggested that power can ultimately go back to the .... It is surely the best and most sacred of any.

www.iep.utm.edu/soc-cont

Social contract theory, nearly as old as philosophy itself, is the view that persons' .... own individually considered best interests - they respond mechanistically by ...

www.csus.edu/indiv/g/gaskilld/ethics/sct.htm

According to social contract theory (SCT), ... 146-7, it is in your self-interest to confess, even though this isn't the best possible outcome (you will each do 5 years) ...

legaldictionary.net/social-contract-theory

Social contract theory is a political philosophy that questions the origins of society , and the legitimacy of governmental control over individual people. It is an ...

ethicsunwrapped.utexas.edu/glossary/social-contract-theory

Over the centuries, philosophers as far back as Socrates have tried to describe the ideal social contract, and to explain how existing social contracts have ...

study.com/academy/lesson/social-contract-theory-definition-examples.html

Jul 29, 2015 ... Since the beginning of human civilization, social contracts have helped structure how people and governments worked together. Learn about ...

www.quora.com/It-seems-like-social-contract-theory-can-be-used-to-justify-just-about-any-form-of-oppression-What-are-arguments-against-social-contract-theory

For starters, the question description is a pretty good counter argument. It seems that you can .... Hobbes who regarded a nation state as the best bargain declared that a ruler has the absolute power over his subjects since their alternative is ...

www.academia.edu/3138759/Social_Contract_Theory_by_Hobbes_Locke_and_Rousseau

The concept of social contract theory is that in the beginning man lived in the state ... what they perceive to be in their own individually considered best interests.

plato.stanford.edu/entries/contractarianism-contemporary

Mar 3, 1996 ... Understanding contemporary social contract theory is best achieved, not ... As Rawls recognized in his 1958 essay “Justice as Fairness” one ...