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Hobbes and the Law of Nature

Perez Zagorin - History - 2009 - 177 pages
Thomas Hobbes remains one of the most controversial of early modern philosophers, and debates persist about the interpretation of many of his ideas, particularly his views ...
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Hobbes on Resistance: Defying the Leviathan

Susanne Sreedhar - Philosophy - 2010
Hobbes's political theory has traditionally been taken to be an endorsement of state power and a prescription for unconditional obedience to the sovereign's will. In this book ...
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Hobbes: A Guide for the Perplexed

Stephen J. Finn - Philosophy - 2010 - 160 pages
Continuum's Guides for the Perplexed are clear, concise and accessible introductions to thinkers, writers and subjects that students and readers can find especially challenging ...
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The Two Gods of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes on Religion and Politics

A. P. Martinich - Philosophy - 2003 - 452 pages
In this provocative new study, Professor Martinich shows that religious concerns pervade Leviathan and indicates how, for Hobbes, Christian doctrine is not politically ...
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Limiting Leviathan: Hobbes on Law and International Affairs

Larry May - History - 2013 - 260 pages
Thomas Hobbes wrote extensively about law and was strongly influenced by developments and debates among lawyers of his day; he is considered by many commentators to be one of ...
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Submission and Subjection in Leviathan: Good Subjects in the Hobbesian ...

Michael Byron - Philosophy - 2015 - 127 pages
In Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes famously characterizes the state of nature as a predicament in which life is 'solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.' The only means of escape ...
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Virtues and Rights: The Moral Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes

R. E. Ewin - Philosophy - 1991 - 212 pages
This book is a timely new interpretation of the moral and political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. Staying close to Hobbes's text and working from a careful examination of the ...
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Morality in the Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes: Cases in the Law of Nature

S. A. Lloyd - History - 2009 - 419 pages
In this book, S. A. Lloyd offers a radically new interpretation of Hobbes's laws of nature, revealing them to be not egoistic precepts of personal prudence but rather moral ...
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