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Hobbes and republican liberty

Author: Quentin Skinner
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hobbes and Republican Liberty is an extended essay that develops several of the theme announced by Quentin Skinner in his famous inaugural lecture on 'Liberty before Liberalism' of 1998, Cogent, engaged, accessible and indeed exhilarating, this new book will appeal to readers of history, politics and philosophy at all levels and provides an excellent introduction to the work of one of the most celebrated thinkers  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Quentin Skinner
ISBN: 9780521886765 0521886767 9780521714167 0521714168
OCLC Number: 156811714
Description: xxiii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introductory : Hobbes's humanist beginnings --
The elements of law : liberty described --
The elements of law : liberty circumscribed --
Leviathan : liberty redefined --
Liberty and political obligation.
Responsibility: Quentin Skinner.
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Quentin Skinner is one of the foremost historians in the world, and in Hobbes and Republican Liberty he offers a dazzling comparison of two rival theories about the nature of human liberty. This book  Read more...

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'... Skinner breathes new life into historical Republican thinking... Skinner's explanation of the exposition gives logical shape to Hobbes - Skinner gets down the polemical force of 'Leviathan' and Read more...

 
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