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Locke Vs Hobbes

Summary: Thomas Hobbes and John Locke were philosophers from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The two men both had very strong views on freedom and how a country should be governed. Their viewpoints are famous for contrasting one another. Hobbes has more of a pessimistic view on freedom while Locke's opinions are more optimistic.
Thomas Hobbes and John Locke were philosophers from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The two men both had very strong views on freedom and how a country should be governed. Their viewpoints are famous for contrasting one another. Hobbes has more of a pessimistic view on freedom while Locke's opinions are more optimistic. Each of them has brilliant and proven beliefs, which is why I cannot agree with one man more than the other.

Locke believed that all men are born with freedom, equality, and independence. In Locke's Second treatise on government he stated, "No one can be out of this estate and subjected to the power of another without his own consent, which is done by agreeing with other men, to join and unite in a community for their comfortable, safe and peaceful living..." Basically Locke is saying that all men have the right to be...

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