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S1 E4: Explore the first version of social contract theory as espoused by Thomas Hobbes, who based his view on moral relativism and a pessimistic state of nature in which there is a war of all against all. Learn why for society to function, according to Hobbes, the people must give up control to the sovereign, upon which no limits can be placed.
DocumentaryJun 1, 202031 min
Jun 1, 2020
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English (AAC, CC)
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