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Hobbes's theory of the will : ideological reasons and historical circumstances

Author: J�urgen Overhoff. ; Jürgen Overhoff
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines the scientific premises and theoretical bases and the religious, ethical, and political consequences of Hobbes' theory of volition. In this study, the author reveals Hobbes'  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
History
Named Person: Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J�urgen Overhoff. ; Jürgen Overhoff
ISBN: 0847696480 9780847696482 0847696499 9780847696499
OCLC Number: 42296696
Description: x, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Formation and Structure of Hobbes's Theory of the Will --
3. Hobbes's Political Interpretation of His Theory of the Will --
4. Hobbes's Theological Defense of His Theory of the Will --
5. Further Religious Implications of Hobbes's Theory of the Will: His Materialist Eschatology --
6. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jürgen Overhoff.

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What exactly was Hobbes about when he began to scrutinize the process of volition? Did his theory of the will undergo any significant changes during his prolonged occupation with that issue? Out of Read more...

 
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