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25. Society / A. State of Nature / 1. A People / c. A unified people

[how many individuals count as a single people]

3 ideas
Peoples are created by individuals, not by nature, and only distinguished by language and law [Spinoza]
To overcome obstacles, people must unite their forces into a single unified power [Rousseau]
Human nature changes among a people, into a moral and partial existence [Rousseau]