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Social contract: The social contract is a theoretical agreement in which individuals consent to form a society, surrendering some freedoms in exchange for security and order. It underlies modern political philosophy, influencing governments and their relationship with citizens. Notable proponents include Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau. See also Society, Contracts, Contract theory, Th. Hobbes, J. Locke, J.-J. Rousseau, J. Rawls.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Ancient Philosophy Social Contract   Ancient Philosophy
Hegel, G.W.F. Social Contract   Hegel, G.W.F.
Hobbes, Thomas Social Contract   Hobbes, Thomas
Locke, John Social Contract   Locke, John
Protagoras Social Contract   Protagoras
Rousseau, J.-J. Social Contract   Rousseau, J.-J.
Wilson, Edward O. Social Contract   Wilson, Edward O.

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2024-04-23