posted by mas on .
Why does Hobbes think that it is necessary for persons to transfer nearly all of their rights to the sovereign rather than merely some of their rights?
Hobbes believed that it's in man's best interest to live in a lawful and orderly society. Therefore, we give up our rights to the sovereign who enforces this law and order.
As locke think we can give some of our rights why hobbes focus on transferring all the rights to sovereign. Why he make exception for self defense