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during this e-book, S. A. Lloyd offers an intensive interpretation of Hobbes' legislation of nature, revealing them to be now not egoistic precepts of non-public prudence yet quite ethical directions for acquiring the typical reliable. This account of Hobbes' ethical philosophy stands not like either divine command and rational selection interpretations. Drawing from the center proposal of reciprocity, Lloyd explains Hobbes' procedure of 'cases within the legislations of nature' and situates Hobbes' ethical philosophy within the broader context of his political philosophy and perspectives on faith. providing creative new arguments, Lloyd defends a reciprocity interpretation of the legislation of nature in which humanity's universal solid is secured.

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