Evolution of Thought on Governance

Write a 3- to 5-page essay
1. Trace the evolution of thought on governance from Plato, Aristotle, and Aquinas through to Locke and Hobbes.
2. How are Locke and Hobbes like their predecessors?
3. How are they different from their predecessors?
Your essay can deal with the authors, in general, or a specific issue they address or fail to address.
Use APA format and make references to the listed resources.
RESOURCES:
Duncan, S. (2021). Thomas Hobbes. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. Stanford University. https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/hobbes/
Uzgalis, W. (2020). John Locke. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. Stanford University. https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/locke/
Hobbes, T. (2021). Leviathan. Green Dragon. (Original work published 1651). https://www.gutenberg.org/files/3207/3207-h/3207-h.htm
Locke, J. (1796). A letter concerning toleration. Huddersfield. Locke, J. (1796). A letter concerning toleration. Huddersfield. https://www.google.com/books/edition/A_Letter_Concerning_Toleration_By_John_L/RF4uAAAAYAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=Letter+on+Tolerance&printsec=frontcover
Locke, J. (2017). Second treatise of government. Awnsham Churchill. (Original work published 1690). https://www.gutenberg.org/files/7370/7370-h/7370-h.htm
Kraut, R. (2017). Plato. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. Stanford University. https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/plato/
Shields, C. (2020). Aristotle. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy. Stanford University. https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aristotle/
Aquinas, T. (2006, August 8). Summa Theologica, part I (Prima pars) from the complete American edition. Free eBooks | Project Gutenberg. https://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/17611/pg17611-images.html
McInerny, R. & O’Callaghan, J. (2018). Saint Thomas Aquinas (Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy). Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aquinas/

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