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After that leave comments about the readings of Part 2 of Leviathan here in the discussion thread.
Here is a little help to accompany Part II.
# Readings: Hobbes- Leviathan part 2: Commonwealth, Chapters 17-21
- What does Hobbes mean by the term “commonwealth”? With what goal do human beings enter into what Hobbes calls “commonwealths”? Why does Hobbes think entering into commonwealths is the best way to achieve that goal? What alternatives does he consider and dismiss? (XVII: 1-15)
- What are some of the reasons that Hobbes thinks it is not possible for human beings to live as ants or bees do? (XVII: 6-12)
- What are the rights of the Sovereign?
- Do you consider Hobbes a liberal (someone who values freedom) or someone in favor of Absolute Sovereignty of the Monarch? Why?