Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes was an scholar and philosopher who was born in 1588 and later became a tutor to a very wealthy family. Hobbes was one of many scholars/people who tried to answer the question, “Why do we have government? Hobbes believed before there was government people lived in a state of nature.Hobbes lived in a time where many philosophers were thinking about the nature of government.Hobbes wrote a book called Leviathan to explain how he thought governments should work and he wrote this book during the English civil war.