Leviathan - Part 1 Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Hobbes writes about the other laws of nature. He states the third law of nature is justice and all people should carry out the promises they have made. Justice is the constant giving of oneself to another. Where there is no ownership of something or someone, it cannot be given, and even though a contract has been made to give it, the contract is void because of lack of ownership. In a broader perspective, if there is no commonwealth, then there is nothing illegal or unjust in any action done by anyone.

Injustice of manners is the ability to do harm and is injustice before the action is carried out. The sheer intention to do wrong is the harm and an unjust act. Injury, which is the injustice of an action, is when a person gets hurt and is generally the person involved...

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