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Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas Hobbes; J C A Gaskin; John Aubrey
|Notes:||This work was originally published in 1650 as two separate books, Human nature, and De corpore politico. Human nature contained the first 13 chapters, De Corpore politico contained chapters 14 thru 19 of the first work, and chapters 20 thru 29. The present edition considers chapters 1 thru 19 as part 1, Human nature, and chapters 20 thru 29 as part 2, De corpore politico.
Included in this work are chapters from Hobbes' De corpore, translations of His Verse life, and Prose life, and an abstract of John Aubrey's Brief life.
"First issued as a World's classic paperback 1994"--Title page verso.
|Description:||lv, 284 pages ; 19 cm.|
|Contents:||The Elements of Law Compared with the Contents of Hobbes's Other Works --
The Elements of law Natural and Politic --
Part I. Human Nature --
Part II. De Corpore Politico --
De Corpore, Chapters I, VI, and XXV --
Three Lives --
The Brief Life: An Abstract of Aubrey's Notes --
The Prose Life: A New Translation --
The Verse Life: A Contemporary Translation.
|Series Title:||Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)|
|Other Titles:||Human nature|
|Responsibility:||Thomas Hobbes ; edited with an introduction and notes by J.C.A. Gaskin.|