The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes
Hobbes had distinctive views in metaphysics and epistemology, and wrote about such subjects as history, law, and religion. He also produced full-scale treatises in physics, optics, and geometry. All of these areas are covered in this Companion, most in considerable detail. The volume also reflects the multidisciplinary nature of current Hobbes scholarship by drawing together perspectives on Hobbes that are now being developed in parallel by philosophers, historians of science and mathematics, intellectual historians, political scientists, and literary theorists.
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A summary biography of Hobbes
Hobbess scheme of the sciences
First philosophy and the foundation of knowledge
Hobbes and the method of natural science
Hobbes and mathematics
Hobbes on light and vision
Hobbess moral philosophy
Hobbess political philosophy
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