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Hobbes: A Guide for the Perplexed

Stephen J. Finn - Philosophy - 2010 - 160 pages
Continuums 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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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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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 - Political Science - 2015 - 161 pages
Hobbes on Legal Authority and Political Obligation develops a new interpretation of Hobbes's theory of political obligation. According to the account developed in the book, the ...
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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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