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  1. Vernon Thomas Sarver Jr (unknown). A Tale of Two Commonwealths: Authorization, Empowerment and Tyranny in Hobbes's Leviathan. :269-291.
    Two, ostensibly different, versions of the social contract appear in Hobbes’s Leviathan, a commonwealth by institution and one by acquisition. These versions unexpectedly converge in chapter 20 with his remarkable claim that both commonwealths have the same rights and consequences of sovereignty. I argue that the first of these versions gives rise to a disjunction that logically commits Hobbes to either an impotent state or a Thrasymachean styled tyranny. After this, I describehow he tries to distance himself from the unsettling (...)
     
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  2. Vernon Thomas Sarver (2007). A Tale of Two Commonwealths. Journal of Philosophical Research 32:269-291.
    Two, ostensibly different, versions of the social contract appear in Hobbes’s Leviathan, a commonwealth by institution and one by acquisition. These versions unexpectedly converge in chapter 20 with his remarkable claim that both commonwealths have the same rights and consequences of sovereignty. I argue that the first of these versions gives rise to a disjunction that logically commits Hobbes to either an impotent state or a Thrasymachean styled tyranny. After this, I describehow he tries to distance himself from the unsettling (...)
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  3. Vernon Thomas Sarver (1997). Kant's Purported Social Contract and the Death Penalty. Journal of Value Inquiry 31 (4):455-472.
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  4. Vernon Thomas Sarver Jr (1983). Ajzen and Fishbein's "Theory of Reasoned Action": A Critical Assessment. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 13 (2):155–164.
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