this discussion post must be 500 words in APA format. Please answer the question below and summarize and cite one of the videos below the question.
Use at least one primary source quotation, in the words of the philosophers themselves, in the response to the Focused Question below.
- Compare and contrast the social contract theories of Hobbes and Locke. How does Rawls’ original position help insure a just society?
Natural Law and State of Nature
- What is Social Contract Theory?
- Compare and contrast the views of Hobbes and Locke on social contracts.
- Explore the political philosophy of Liberalism.
- Find out about the state of nature in political theory.
- Video: Watch this video on Hobbes social contract theory. (6:45)
- Video: Watch this introduction to Hobbe’s Social Contract Theory. (9:31)
- Video: See this crash course on Locke’s Social Contract theory. (9:13)
(Learning Objectives Supported: 1b, 2a, 3b, 4b)