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Copy of John Locke and Thomas Hobbes

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Christine Torby-Juch

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How are they alike?
How are they different? John Locke Question! Thomas Hobbes Plato
Aristotle Leviathan &
Two Treatises of Government John Locke
Thomas Hobbes How is today's government and society impacted by John Locke and Thomas Hobbes? Believed in one ruler who controls everything.
Believed in Enlightenment ideas as some politicians still do today.
Like Thomas Hobbes, there are people in American government who may share the same ideas as other politicians, but have their own different views.
He used the idea of the social contract.
We still follow the basic principles of the social contract, but not to the extreme.
Believed that everyone should obey every single law and order from a ruler.
A lot of people in this modern society won’t follow something if they don’t believe in it. Timeline 1700 1600 Plato
Hobbes Thank you Influences John Locke made on the world and The principles on which the America Government was founded on was affected by Locke.
His ideas were incorporated into the American Declartion of Independence.
His ideas were also incorperated into the U.S. Constitution. Influences Thomas Hobbes made on the world Differences Similarities 1632-1704, "Father of Liberalism"
Two Treaties of Government
Influence on: Adam Smith, founding fathers of the United States. 1632
John Locke born 1679
Thomas Hobbes died 1689
Two Treatises of Government published 1651
English Civil War Ends
Leviathan published 1650 1588
Thomas Hobbes born Thomas Hobbes was born in London April 5,1588
He was the 17th century philosopher & today works in political philosophy.
His main intests where,Political philosophy, history, ethics, and geometry.
His understanding of humans as being matter and motion, obeying the same physical laws as other matter and motion, remains influential
Died on December 4,1679 at the age of 91 The idea of social contract and the natural rights contributed to the American Constitution.
Both are influential Enlightenment thinkers of England.
Both lived during the Age of Enlightenment, and the English Civil War. 1704
John Locke died Life of Thomas Hobbes Life of John Locke Hobbes supported monarchy.
Locke was a liberal. Hobbes believed that the people are naturally evil.
Locke believed that people are good in nature. During English Civil War, Locke served military on Parliamentary army.
Hobbes was in Paris at the time of war. 1642
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