Summary: There are a few problems with the social contract theory that you can exploit in the round.
Released: Filed Under: NCFCA Lincoln-Douglas
About "Social Contract Theory (OPP)"
Social contract theory is a very common argument to run for government obligation, and it’s very persuasive, too. Who wouldn’t agree that a government shouldn’t protect its citizens? However, there are a few problems with the social contract theory that you can exploit in the round. This brief addresses:
- Multiple Social Contract theories
- Lack of limited government (Hobbes-specific)
- Morality above the social contract (Lock-specific)
- How globalism doesn’t harm the social contract theory
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