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Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes; C B Macpherson
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1981, ©1968.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Claiming that man's essential nature is competitive and selfish, the author formulates the case for a powerful sovereign or 'Leviathan' to enforce peace and the law, substituting security for the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hobbes; C B Macpherson
ISBN: 0140431950 9780140431957
OCLC Number: 230739869
Notes: Reprint of an ed. originally published: London, Pelican Books, 1968.
Originally published: London : Andrew Crooke, 1651.
Description: 728 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Part I Of man. Part II Of common-wealth. Part III Of a Christian common-wealth. Part IV Of the Kingdome of Darknesse.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hobbes ; edited with an introduction by C.B. Macpherson.

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