The State of Nature in Hobbes and Rousseau - Two views on Liberty

Both Thomas Hobbes and Jean-JacquesRousseau are considered contractualists, that is, they understand that society is a rational creation of man and that, therefore, there was a moment before society until the point that it was later created. This moment is called the state of nature. The state of nature is, as already stated, a moment before civil society, prior to the creation…