Them odern liberal theory of man by Gerald F. Gaus

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Bibliography, p275-295. - Includes index.

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StatementGerald F. Gaus.
LC ClassificationsHD82
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Paginationviii,312p. ;
Number of Pages312
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Open LibraryOL21657307M
ISBN 100709911270, 0312540833

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Although the book Author: Gerald F. Gaus. The prevailing narrative. Political beliefs ultimately rest on attitudes toward human nature. The political right has long been rooted in Thomas Hobbes’ view that the natural state of mankind is “warre of every man against every man—Bellum omnium contra omnes” (Leviathan, ).1 Material progress is made possible by business competition permitted by a strong military in an inherently.

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