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An Analysis of Hobbes' "Leviathan"

Summary: Provides an analysis and summary of the Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes. Describes how Hobbes illustrates that physical strength is not really an issue or a major factor. Hobbes makes it clear that all men are equal and that they should fear each other.
In his book The Leviathan Thomas Hobbes begins with bringing to the readers attention that despite the fact that all men may not be deemed equal that they were created equal. He backs up this statement by saying, "For as to the strength of body, the weakest has strength enough to kill the strongest, either by a secret machination, or by confederacy with others, that are in the same danger with himself. In saying this, Hobbes illustrates that physical strength is not really an issue or a major factor. Hobbes makes it clear that all men are equal and that they should fear each other.

Something else that Hobbes made clear in The Leviathan that, similar to himself, all men desire peace. After making this statement, he must justify why, if in fact all men desire peace, they often find themselves in a...

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