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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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First Philosophy I: Values and Society: Fundamental Problems and Readings in ...

Andrew Bailey - 2004 - 340 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 particularly...
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Wayward Contracts: The Crisis of Political Obligation in England, 1640-1674

Victoria Kahn - 2009 - 392 pages
...Injustice" are "Qualities, that relate to men in Society, not in Solitude," and the "Lawes of Nature" are "convenient Articles of Peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement" (13.90). The laws of nature are suggested by reason but they are no longer written on the solitary...
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The Philosophical Foundations of Environmental Law: Property, Rights and Nature

Sean Coyle, Karen Morrow - 2004 - 228 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 55 If the laws of nature were...
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Central Works of Philosophy: The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

John Shand - 2005 - 256 pages
...Obviously life in such conditions is intolerable. Human beings long for peace, and reason suggests "convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement" (Ibid.). These articles are, Hobbes says, what are called the laws of nature. The use of this phrase should not mislead...
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Leviathan, Parts I and II

Thomas Hobbes - 2005 - 378 pages
...commodious living, and a that incline 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 particularly...
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Thomas Hobbes and the Politics of Natural Philosophy

Stephen J. Finn - 2004 - 208 pages
...necessary for commodious living; and a hope by their industry to attain them. And Reason suggesteth convenient Articles of Peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement' (L 13.188). These 'articles of agreement', or 'laws of nature', are the means by which individuals...
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Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership

Martha C. Nussbaum - 2006 - 487 pages
...necessary to commodious living; and a Hope by their Industry to attain them. And Reason suggesteth convenient Articles of Peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement" (XIII). Hobbes does not portray his social contract as generating principles of justice. He speaks...
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