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Submission and Subjection in Leviathan: Good Subjects in the Hobbesian ...

Michael Byron - Philosophy - 2015 - 138 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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The Routledge Guidebook to Hobbes' Leviathan

Glen Newey - Philosophy - 2014 - 388 pages
Hobbes is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ideas and political thought, and his seminal text Leviathan is widely recognised as one of the ...
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Made with Words: Hobbes on Language, Mind, and Politics

Philip Pettit - Philosophy - 2009 - 192 pages
Hobbes's extreme political views have commanded so much attention that they have eclipsed his work on language and mind, and on reasoning, personhood, and group formation. But ...
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Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy

Juhana Lemetti - Philosophy - 2011 - 432 pages
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is one of the most important early modern thinkers. Though Hobbes is best known for Leviathan (1651) and the theory of absolute sovereignty, his works ...
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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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Hobbes on Legal Authority and Political Obligation

Luciano Venezia - Law - 2015 - 176 pages
According to the standard interpretation, Hobbes argues that subjects have binding political obligations because the sanctions for non-compliance provided by the law give them ...
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Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition

Jean Hampton - Philosophy - 1986 - 299 pages
A major study of Hobbes' political philosophy drawing on developments in game and decision theory.
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Reclaiming the Rights of the Hobbesian Subject

E. Curran - Philosophy - 2016 - 205 pages
'There are no substantive rights for subjects in Hobbes's political theory, only bare freedoms without correlated duties to protect them'. Curran challenges this orthodoxy of ...
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Hobbes's Science of Politics

M. M. Goldsmith - Philosophy - 1966 - 274 pages
Although deconstruction has become a popular catchword, as an intellectual movement it has never entirely caught on within the university. For some in the academy ...
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