1. “The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow.”-Machiavelli. Explain the rationale behind this statement in context of his thoughts on state craft.
2.Compare and contrast Machiavelli’s and Kautilya’s theories of state and politics.
3. “Before examining how man behaves as a member of society, Hobbes first studies him as an individual”. What features are discovered by Hobbes in his observation of Human nature and its motives?
4. Elaborate on the theoretical defence for negative liberty with special reference to views of Thomas Hobbes.
5. Discuss the Theory of Natural Rights by John Locke with critical emphasis on his idea of Right to Property.