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    I defend Hobbes’ foundation for peace and property. His foundation for peace and property is his major argument for why society’s moral order should be based on the principles of non-interference and exclusive use of material objects. His foundation is that in the absence of both a recognised moral order and government, it would be rational, or felicity maximising, for individuals to agree to a moral order constituted by peace and property. The cogency of his foundation depends on the accuracy o…Read more