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Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes; Richard Tuck
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leviathan is an argument for obedience to authority grounded in an analysis of human nature and arguably the greatest piece of political philosophy written in the English language.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hobbes; Richard Tuck
ISBN: 0521394929 9780521394925 0521396417 9780521396417
OCLC Number: 21333711
Description: lxxiv, 519 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: A note on the text; principal events in Hobbes's life; further reading; biographical synopses; "Leviathan".
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Responsibility: Thomas Hobbes ; edited by Richard Tuck.
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"Anyone who works extensively on Hobbes's philosophy will find this a useful new edition of Leviathan." Ethics

 
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