Three. Hobbes, Locke, and their Legacy: Models of the Modern State

  1. Russell Blackford

Published Online: 30 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118153321.ch3

Freedom of Religion and the Secular State

Freedom of Religion and the Secular State

How to Cite

Blackford, R. (2012) Hobbes, Locke, and their Legacy: Models of the Modern State, in Freedom of Religion and the Secular State, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118153321.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2012

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Public Philosophy

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael Boylan

Series Editor Information

  1. Marymount University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658864

Online ISBN: 9781118153321

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Keywords:

  • Hobbes, Locke, models of modern state;
  • civil peace, religious freedom;
  • church–state relations;
  • religious liberty;
  • Hobbesian analysis, model of state;
  • mutual distrust, fear, violence;
  • Leviathan, a tour de force;
  • Locke, and religion, state separate;
  • Lockean, model's difficulties;
  • Locke's model, acceptable

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Hobbesian Analysis

  • Locke's Alternative

  • Arguments for the Lockean Model

  • Implications

  • Legacy

  • Conclusion