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Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes; Richard Tuck
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. student edView all editions and formats
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Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan is arguably the greatest piece of political philosophy written in the English language. Written in a time of great political turmoil (Hobbes's life spanned the reign of Charles I, the Civil Wars, the Commonwealth and the Protectorate, and the Restoration), Leviathan is an argument for obedience to authority grounded in an analysis of human nature. For this revised edition Professor Tuck has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Early works
Ouvrages avant 1800
Named Person: Thomas (1588-1679) Hobbes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hobbes; Richard Tuck
ISBN: 0521560993 9780521560993 0521567971 9780521567978
OCLC Number: 34474353
Description: xciii, 519 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
A note on the text --
Principal events in Hobbes' life --
Further reading --
Biographical synopses --
Leviathan --
The Epistle Dedicatory --
The contents of the Chapters --
The Introduction --
The Text: Chapters 1-47 --
A Review, and Conclusion --
Indexes : 1. Subjects ; 2. Names ; 3. Places ; 4. Concordance with earlier editions.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Responsibility: Thomas Hobbes ; edited by Richard Tuck.
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