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the international order as anarchic, just as he did the state of nature
Our challenge is to find radical and practical solutions to restore the health of our natural environment." The conference, in Westminster, which heard from Sir David and other delegates, was organised by the State of Nature Partnership, a coalition of 26 organisations including the RSPB, the Wildlife Trusts, Buglife, Butterfly Conservation and Plantlife.
"It is evident from the State of Nature report that traditional approaches to managing our biodiversity haven't worked and that more joined up inclusive approaches are needed.
Lock justifies the drift from state of nature to a civil society not because state of nature was intolerable as explained by Hobbes; rather purpose was to avoid the inconveniences of state of nature.
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An important question is whether a better balance between insurance and incentives can be attained by making benefits and their financing dependent on the state of nature (business cycle situation).
Proceeding methodologically through definition and deduction, Hobbes' theory of sovereignty emerges from his characterization of a state of nature wherein man's unbridled passions create a condition of total and perpetual war.
Therefore, in a state of fear and danger to life and property, man expressed his desire to make a mutual agreement to stop the dark conditions of state of nature and to confine his freedom in order to live in a safe and legal environment.
Without a government or laws, he wrote, society could be considered in "a state of nature."
Chapters follow explorers, scientists, collection methods and categorization challenges, offering a fine blend of biography, natural science and museum collecting history, and reflections on the past, present and future state of nature in the human world.