Famous Quotes & Sayings

Locke Social Contract Quotes & Sayings

Enjoy reading and share 3 famous quotes about Locke Social Contract with everyone.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Share on Linkedin

Top Locke Social Contract Quotes

Locke Social Contract Quotes By Simon Mainwaring

However, it was the great 18th century social philosophers John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau who brought the concept of a social contract between citizens and governments sharply into political thinking, paving the way for popular democracy and constitutional republicanism. — Simon Mainwaring

Locke Social Contract Quotes By Steven Pinker

Golden Rule has been rediscovered many times: by the authors of Leviticus and the Mahabharata; by Hillel, Jesus, and Confucius; by the Stoic philosophers of the Roman Empire; by social contract theorists such as Hobbes, Rousseau, and Locke; and by moral philosophers such as Kant in his categorical imperative. — Steven Pinker

Locke Social Contract Quotes By Allan Bloom

Locke had illegitimately selected those parts of man he needed for his social contract and suppressed all the rest, a theoretically unsatisfactory procedure and a practically costly one. The bourgeois is the measure of the price paid, he who most of all cannot afford to look to his real self, who denies the existence of the thinly boarded-over basement in him, who is most made over for the purposes of a society that does not even promise him perfection or salvation but merely buys him off. — Allan Bloom