Society (Liberalism



Liberal views on society

  • Argue that society does need a state, Thomas Hobbes in Leviathansays it needs to be restrained by a strong authority
  • However others such as Locke advocate for a 'Natural state' with 'Natural laws'
  • focus on individualism means that a natural society will rise with people conforming to natural laws 
  • Argue that society needs to stress individualism, any society that dosent will become disfunctional 
  • Right to property very important 
  • 'life liberty and property'

Classical Liberals 

  • Argue for negative liberty in society,


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