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Mention the contribution and importance of Hobbes’ Social Contract Theory.

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Contribution and importance of Hobbes’ Social Contract Theory: Thomas Hobbes, the resident of England, propagated in scientific from, the social contract theory of the origin of the state. Despite many criticisms, Hobbes’ theory carries much importance in political context. Hobbes was the only such political thinker who amalgamated scientific study, philosophy, logic and wisdom in political study. Hobbes also said that the state is not god – made, but it is a man – made unit.

Its other main gifts are sovereign theory and support of autocracy of the administration. Besides, Hobbes also affirmed that the establishment of the administration is for the interest of the people. While regarding an individual as an accomplishment and a state as a means, all the works of the state should be properly operated and managed.

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