Thomas Hobbes: An English Philosopher in the Age of Reason

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 15, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
Hobbes was a prominent philosopher, writer, and mathematician in seventeenth-century England. His ideas, writings, and political philosophies greatly influenced the thought and morality of the times, and continue to have an impact on morality to this day. His idea of social contract the view that peoples moral and political obligations are dependent upon an agreement between them to form society is one of the most dominant theories in moral and political theory in modern history.
 

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Contents

England in the Sixteenth Century
The Philosopher Emerges
Life on the
The Impact of Hobbes
Glossary
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

AARON ROSENBERG is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of the DuckBob humorous science fiction series and the Dread Remora space-opera series, and the co-author of the O.C.L.T. thriller series and the ReDeus modern-day fantasy series, among others. He's written tie-in novels (including the PsiPhi winner Collective Hindsight for Star Trek: SCE, the Daemon Gates trilogy for Warhammer, Tides of Darkness and (with Christie Golden) the Scribe-nominated Beyond the Dark Portal for WarCraft, Hunt and Run for Stargate: Atlantis, and Substitution Method and The Road Less Traveled for Eureka), children's books (including an original series, Pete and Penny's Pizza Puzzles, and work for PowerPuff Girls and Transformers Animated), roleplaying games (including original games like Asylum and Spookshow, the Origins Award-winning Gamemastering Secrets, and sections of The Supernatural Roleplaying Game, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, and The Deryni Roleplaying Game), young adult novels (including the #1 bestseller 42: The Jackie Robinson Story, the Scribe-winning Bandslam: The Novel and two books for iCarly), short stories, webcomics, essays, and educational books. He has ranged from mystery to speculative fiction to drama to comedy, always with the same intent-to tell a good story. Aaron lives in New York with his family. You can follow him online at gryphonrose.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/gryphonrose, and on Twitter @gryphonrose.

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