Name Institution ProfessorCourse Date Locke on Reason and Knowledge According to Locke knowledge is a human mental activity and knowing always involves ideas and through those ideas a person can relate things. He regards knowledge as an agreement or disagreement grasping of the ideas. Some of the times knowledge concerns difference or sameness; sometimes relation or the necessary connection and existence. Locke other side Hobbes believed if a person does what he or she is told will be safe and a person will not be able to violate any social contract due to that they do not have a right of rebellion. Cited sources Locke John. An essay concerning human understanding. T. Tegg and Son 1836. Uzgalis William. "Locke John." The Wiley‐Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory (2017). [...]
What is Locke’s understanding of human reason and knowledge? How does Locke's understanding of human reason (or rationality) compare and contrast with that of Hobbes with respect to their ideas about human behavior in a state of nature and reasons for a social contract?