For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

De Cive

by Hobbes, Thomas (1998)

Key Passage

All the duties of sovereigns are implicit in this one phrase; the safety of the people is the supreme law... By safety one should understand not mere survival in any condition, but a happy life so far as that is possible. (p.143 (2))


Hobbes, England, History, Political Theory, Early Modern, History Of Ideas, Political History, Welfare


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