1) Hobbes and Locke both provide explanations for the basis of civil society that
depend upon the reader to begin by imagining a state of nature. Their
resulting conceptions of the basis and purpose of civil society, however,
differ from one another substantially. How can we account for this? Do the
main differences between these theorists lie in the ways in which they
conceive of the state of nature, the social contract, or both? Please choose
what you believe to be the three most important differences between Hobbes
and Locke on this matter and detail them below.

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