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Leviathan.

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: New York, Dutton, 1950.
Series: Everyman's library., Theology & philosophy ;, 691A.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation.
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Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679.
Leviathan.
New York, Dutton, 1950
(OCoLC)574795149
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hobbes
OCLC Number: 1547682
Description: xxxv, 630 pages 19 cm.
Contents: Of sense --
Of imagination --
Of the consequence or train of imaginations --
Of speech --
Of reasons and science --
Of the interiour beginnings of voluntary motions commonly called the passions; and the speeches by which they are expressed --
Of the ends or resolutions of discourse --
Of the vertues, commonly called intellectuall, and their contrary defects --
Of the severall subjects of knowledge --
Of powers, worth, dignity, honour, and worthinesse --
Of the difference of manners --
Of religion --
Of the naturall condition of mankind as concerning their felicity and misery --
Of the first and second naturall lawes and contract --
Of other lawes of nature --
Of persons, authors, and things personated --
Of common-wealth --
Of the causes, generation, and definition of a common-wealth --
Of the rights of soveraignes by institution --
Of severall kinds of common-wealth by institution; and of succession to the soveraign power --
Of dominion paterall and despoticall --
Of the liberty of subjects --
Of the systems subject, politicall and private --
Of the publique ministers of soveraign ower --
Of the nutrition, and procreation of a common-weath --
Of counsell --
Of civil lawes --
Of crimes, excuses, and extenuations --
Of punishments, and rewards --
Of those things that weaken, or tend to the dissolution of a common-wealth --
Of the office of the soveraign representative --
Of the kingdome of God by nature --
Of a Christian common-wealth --
Of the principles of Christian politiques --
Of the number, antiquity, scope, authority, and interpreters of the books of holy scripture --
Of the signification, of spirit, angell, and inspiration in the books of holy scripture --
Of the signification in scripture of the kingdome of God, of holy, sacred, and sacrament --
Of the word of God, and prophets --
Of miracles, and their use --
Of the signification in scripture of eternall life, hel, salvation, the world ot come, and redemtion --
Of the signification in scripture of the word church --
Of the rights of the kingdome of God in the kings of Judah --
Of the office of our blessed Saviour --
Of power ecclesiasticall --
Of what is necessary for a mans reception into the kingdome of heaven --
Of the kingdome of darknesse --
Of spirituall darknesse from misinterpretation of scripture --
Of damenology, and other reliques of the religion of gentiles --
Of darknesse from vain philosophy, and fabulous traditions --
Of the benefit proceeding from such darknesse; and to whom it accreweth --
A review and conclussion.
Series Title: Everyman's library., Theology & philosophy ;, 691A.
Responsibility: Introd. by A.D. Lindsay.

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Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation.

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