Contract Theory in Historical Context

Contract Theory in Historical Context

These essays carefully show that classic social-contract theory was an ancien regime genre. Far more than is commonly realized, the local horizon was built into Hobbes’s and Locke’s theories and the genre drew on the absolutism of Bodin and Grotius.

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