In this essay I will be concentrating on explaining what Aristotle meant when he said 'Man is a political animal'. I will be doing so by assessing his own works as well as presenting conflicting opinions on his statement. To begin with, a few definitions and where they originate which can be used to help … Continue reading Aristotle and the political animal.
In this essay I will be assessing the role that human nature plays in defining the role of the state, while making references to the political philosophers Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau. First of all, whatever the origin of our human nature is, that natural state does indeed define the purpose of the state and the … Continue reading Human nature and its role in defining the purpose of the state.