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Hobbes, Thomas [(hobz)]

A seventeenth-century British political philosopher; the author of Leviathan. According to Hobbes, human life in a “state of nature” is “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.” He argued that government must be strong, even repressive, to keep people from lapsing into a savage existence.

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