Social contract - an agreement either between the people and a ruler or amongst the people. This agreement specifies the terms upon which they are prepared to enter society or submit to an authorityMore from John Locke and the idea of classical liberalism later.
Monday, February 25, 2008
I'm reading John Locke. Well I indicated that already who is a social contract theorist and a natural law theorist. Hints of social contract was in Plato's dialogues with Socrates. In sharing the definition I should ask, Is the US Constitution or even a state constitution a social contract...