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The essential Leviathan : a modernized edition

Author: Thomas Hobbes; Nancy A Stanlick; Daniel P Collette
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2016]
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"This edition of Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan is intended to update Hobbes's style and language from early modern English to more contemporary, 21st Century English and to clarify some important elements of the work that are problematic to beginning and casual readers of Hobbes"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
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Hobbes, Thomas
The Essential Leviathan : A Modernized Edition
Cambridge : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.,c2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hobbes; Nancy A Stanlick; Daniel P Collette
ISBN: 9781624665226 1624665225
OCLC Number: 960276618
Notes: "Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury LEVIATHAN 1651"--p. iv.
Description: 1 online resource (314 pages)
Contents: FC; Title; Preface; Copyright; ToC; Editors' Introduction; Hobbes' Letter of Dedication; Introduction; PART I: OF MAN; Chapter I. Of Sense; Chapter II. Of Imagination; Chapter III. Of the Consequence or Train of Imaginations; Chapter IV. Of Speech; Chapter V. Of Reason and Science; Chapter VI. Of the Interior Beginnings of Voluntary Motions Commonly Called the Passions and the Speeches by Which They Are Expressed; Chapter VII. Of the Ends or Resolutions of Discourse; Chapter VIII. Of the Virtues Commonly Called Intellectual and Their Contrary Defects Chapter IX. Of the Several Subjects of Knowledge chapter X. Of Power, Worth, Dignity, Honor, and Worthiness; Chapter XI. Of the Difference of Manners; Chapter XII. Of Religion; Chapter XIII. Of the Natural Condition of Mankind as Concerning Their Felicity and Misery; Chapter XIV. Of the First and Second Natural Laws, and of Contracts; Chapter XV. Of Other Laws of Nature; Chapter XVI. Of Persons, Authors, and Things Personated; PART II. OF COMMONWEALTH; Chapter XVII. Of the Causes, Generation, and Definition of a Commonwealth; Chapter XVIII. Of the Rights of Sovereigns by Institution Chapter XIX. Of the Several Kinds of Commonwealth by Institution, and of Succession to the Sovereign Power chapter XX. Of Paternal and Despotical Dominion; Chapter XXI. Of the Liberty of Subjects; Chapter XXII. Of Subject, Political, and Private Systems; Chapter XXIII. Of the Public Ministers of Sovereign Power; Chapter XXIV. Of the Nutrition and Procreation of a Commonwealth; Chapter XXV. Of Counsel; Chapter XXVI. Of Civil Laws; Chapter XXVII. Of Crimes, Excuses, and Extenuations; Chapter XXVIII. Of Punishments, and Rewards Chapter XXIX. Of Those Things That Weaken or Tend to the Dissolution of a Commonwealth chapter XXX. Of the Office of the Sovereign Representative; Chapter XXXI. Of the Kingdom of God by Nature; PART III. OF A CHRISTIAN COMMONWEALTH; Chapter XXXII. Of the Principles of Christian Politics; Chapter XXXIII. Of the Number, Antiquity, Scope, Authority, and Interpreters of the Books of Holy Scriptures; Chapter XXXIV. Of the Signification of Spirit, Angel, and Inspiration in the Books of Holy Scriptures; Chapter XXXV. Of the Signification in Scripture of Kingdom of God, of Holy, Sacred, and Sacrament Chapter XXXVI. Of the Word of God, and of Prophets Chapter XXXVII. Of Miracles and Their Use; Chapter XXXVIII. Of the Signification in Scripture of Eternal Life, Hell, Salvation, the World to Come, and Redemption; Chapter XXXIX. Of the Signification in Scripture of the Word "Church"; Chapter XL. Of the Rights of the Kingdom of God in Abraham, Moses, High Priests, and the Kings of Judah; Chapter XLI. Of the Office of Our Blessed Savior; Chapter XLII. Of Ecclesiastical Power; Chapter XLIII. Of What Is Necessary for a Man's Reception into the Kingdom of Heaven; PART IV: OF THE KINGDOM OF DARKNESS; Chapter XLIV. Of Spiritual Darkness from Misinterpretation of Scripture.
Other Titles: Leviathan
Responsibility: Hobbes ; edited, with introduction and notes, by Nancy A. Stanlick, with Daniel P. Collette, associate editor.

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"This edition of Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan is intended to update Hobbes's style and language from early modern English to more contemporary, 21st Century English and to clarify some important elements of the work that are problematic to beginning and casual readers of Hobbes"--

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