Civil War: Thomas Hobbes And Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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A civil war took place in England from 1642 - 1648. This was a time where the monarchy and the people were against each other. People in England started to question things like the king's divine right to rule. A man named Thomas Hobbes lived throughout this period, conflict striked questions Hobbes was determined to answer. This was when he came up with the first ever Social Contract Theory, followed by John Locke, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s answers to the theory. What is the Social Contract theory? The Social Contract theory was the theoretical answer to the questions: What is human nature? What are problems that occur when there is no government? What is the best government to solve this problem? Hobbes is considered to be the first to

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