Thomas Hobbes Argued That Explanations Of Human Action. According to Hobbes the words we used are merely symbols that signify the motion to be stored or be processed in the mind through understanding. He will kill in order not to be killed and will suspect all others of trying to take his life.
These processes might take place in the brain or the muscles or whatever - that is a matter for physiologists to work out. He tried to grasp the natural explanation behind human actions and association through looking for individual relationship. To avoid constant war free people are willing to sign a social contract in which they give all rights to the.
He will kill in order not to be killed and will suspect all others of trying to take his life.
Human nature leaves us to ponder this simple question because of the complexity in which individuals act. He also stressed the role of experience as the source of human knowledge. He states that we possess animal appetites and are inherently competitive so peace in the world and. Therefore men are concerned with power which Hobbes defines as mans present means to obtain some future.