How would you criticize the social contract theory espoused by Hobbes in the Leviathan? Do you think such social contract theory adheres to democratic principles and political liberalism? Why or why not?

Read the Presentation on Hobbes then answer the following questions:

1. What are the key concepts and ideas contained in the following Hobbes’ trilogy?
a. De Cive
b. De Corpore
c. De Homine

2. How would you criticize the social contract theory espoused by Hobbes in the Leviathan? Do you think such social contract theory adheres to democratic principles and political liberalism? Why or why not?

3. How would you interpret the following Hobbesian political paradigms, mantras and axioms?
a. Life is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short
b. Law of the Jungle
c. Survival of the Fittest

4. How would you synthesize the general inclination of man according to Hobbes? Can you cite some modern day examples of a Leviathan in the current Philippine national and international political environment?

*Please answer the questions separately.

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