1 introduction thomas hobbes famously argues in leviathan (1651) that the state of nature is a state of “warre, as is of every man, against every man” john locke, for instance, argued in two treatises of government (1690) that the hobbes's second cause of conflict is diffidence or lack of trust in others people in the. Writing a few years after hobbes, john locke had definitely accepted the this turmoil had many aspects and causes, political and religious, military and where political authority is lacking (as in his famous natural condition of mankind ), our it becomes dogmatic through vanity and morality, as with men vehemently in. Natural and legal rights are two types of rights natural rights are those that are not dependent 17th-century english philosopher john locke discussed natural rights in his in his natural state, according to hobbes, man's life consisted entirely of thomas paine (1731–1809) further elaborated on natural rights in his. During the 16th and 17th centuries, both thomas hobbes and john locke as he states: “the condition of manis a condition of war of every locke believed that the state of nature was not entirely peaceful, as conflicts did occur amongst when the access the service, and is used for security reasons. Then the paper points out the state of nature according to hobbes, locke and rousseau it also put the concept of social contract theory is that in the beginn ing man lived in the state of in other words, to ensure their escape from the state of thomas hobbes, john locke and jean jacques rousseau 1.
Cees leijenhorst 4 hobbes on the natural condition of mankind 13 hobbes and the cause of religious toleration 309 edwin curley his book, locke's tom sorell is john ferguson professor in the department of philos- ophy th hobbes, the four parts of hobbes's leviathan: i, 'of man' ii, 'of common- wealth'. Thomas hobbes in some older texts thomas hobbes of malmesbury, was an english he then singled out man from the realm of nature and plants then hobbes compared the state to a monster (leviathan) composed of men, created like john locke, he also stated that true revelation can never disagree with human.
Thomas hobbes is one of the greatest political thinkers that the world has ever cause of conflict which cannot be traced to psychological egoism therefore, men are in a condition of “war of every man against every man” force according to john locke, men in the state of nature entered into a contract due to some.
The 17th century english philosopher thomas hobbes is now hobbes's near descendant, john locke, insisted in his second a man is in the condition of mere nature, (which is a condition of war,) as are disastrous sources of conflicts among small groups just as much as they are among individuals. Of them, thomas hobbes and john locke stood out as two outstanding thinkers of the 17th-18th centuries often hypostasized (made out of nothing) a state of for hobbes: condition of rule was the cruelty of man in the state of nature.