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" The passions that incline men to peace are: fear of death; desire of such things as are necessary to commodious living; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace upon which men may be drawn to agreement. "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 65
1848
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The Sensational Restoration

H. James Jensen - 1996 - 450 pages
...are necessary to commodious living; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggests convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles, are they, which otherwise are called the laws of nature: whereof I shall speak more...
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Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche

David Wootton - 1996 - 946 pages
...necessary to commodious living; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth appointed to administer justice, it is still violence and injury, howe These articles, are they, which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature: whereof I shall speak more...
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Leviathan

Thomas Hobbes - 2008 - 512 pages
...necessary to commodious living; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles, are they, which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature: whereof I shall speak more...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - 1997 - 584 pages
...necessary to commodious living; and a Hope by their Industry to obtain them. And Reason suggesteth convenient Articles of Peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These Articles, are they, which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature. (The Leviathan) After the...
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The Logic of the Gift: Toward an Ethic of Generosity

Alan D. Schrift, Patrick Murray, F Wendell Miller Professor of Philosophy Alan D Schrift - 1997 - 334 pages
...deprivation and haunted by fear of violent death, men would incline to reason, which "suggesteth certain convenient Articles of Peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement." Thus Hobbes's well-known Laws of Nature, which are counsels of reason in the interest of preservation,...
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The Politics of Human Rights

Belgrade Circle Staff - 1999 - 360 pages
...necessary to commodious living: and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles, are they, which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature (Hobbes, 1966b: 66) Thus, a...
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A History of Philosophy, Volume 5

Frederick Copleston - 1999 - 440 pages
...show how the fundamental desire of self-conservation can be made effective. It suggests first of all 'convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles are they, which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature.'2 1 Leviathan, 1, 13; EW, 1n,...
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Realism and International Relations

Jack Donnelly - 2000 - 231 pages
...that encline men to Peace" (par. 14). He also recognizes that we possess reason, which "suggesteth convenient Articles of Peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement" (par. 1 4). We want something better. We can even figure out rules of coexistence and cooperation....
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Classical Foundations of Liberty and Property

Richard Allen Epstein - 2000 - 381 pages
...necessary to commodious living; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles, are they, which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature: whereof I shall speak more...
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Law and Morality: Readings in Legal Philosophy

David Dyzenhaus, Arthur Ripstein - 2001 - 1061 pages
...necessary to commodious living; and a Hope by their Industry to obtain them. And Reason suggesteth convenient Articles of Peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These Articles, are they, which otherwise are called the Lawes of Nature: whereof I shall speak more...
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