What do Hobbes and Rousseau have in common?
In contrast with Plato and Aristotle, both Thomas Hobbes and Jean Jacques Rousseau assert that individual human beings possess natural, unalienable rights; they envision a form of social organization based upon a social contract among individuals that does not trample upon these natural rights.
How do Hobbes Locke and Rousseau differ?
Hobbes and Locke thought of establishing a state through the contract and this state was simply a political organization. But Rousseau’s state is a moral organization and public person. Rousseau had no intention to give a political colour to state. His state will fulfill political and other objectives as well.
What was Hobbes view of the monarchy?
Hobbes promoted that monarchy is the best form of government and the only one that can guarantee peace. In some of his early works, he only says that there must be a supreme sovereign power of some kind in society, without stating definitively which sort of sovereign power is best.