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The Cambridge companion to Hobbes

Author: Tom Sorell
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge collections online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the work of Thomas Hobbes, including his treatises in physics, optics and geometry, and also reflects the multidisciplinary nature of current Hobbes scholarship.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Sorell
ISBN: 0521410193 9780521410199 0521422442 9780521422444
OCLC Number: 123911300
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Description: xii, 404 pages ; 23 cm.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: A summary biography of Hobbes / Noel Malcolm --
Hobbes's scheme of the sciences / Tom Sorell --
First philosophy and the foundations of knowledge / Yves Charles Zarka --
Hobbes and the method of natural science / Douglas Jesseph --
Hobbes and mathematics / Hardy Grant --
Hobbes on light and vision / Jan Prins --
Hobbes's psychology / Bernard Gert --
Hobbes's moral philosophy / Richard Tuck --
Hobbes's political philosophy / Alan Ryan --
Lofty science and local politics / Johann Sommerville --
Hobbes on law / M.M. Goldsmith --
History in Hobbes's thought / Luc Borot --
Hobbes on rhetoric / Victoria Silver --
Hobbes on religion / Patricia Springborg.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.
Responsibility: edited by Tom Sorell.
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