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Spinoza’s Political Philosophy

Author: Sandra Leonie Field (Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Yale-NUS College, Singapore.) ... Many find Hobbes’s political conclusions unacceptable. University syllabi often pair Hobbes with Locke, who argues that the state’s authority is delegated from the people, and must be used for the people’s benefit. When the state behaves tyrannically (in the judgement of the people), then they are justified in rebelling. In our contemporary world, people argue back and forth about ...

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