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Thomas Hobbes; A D Lindsay
|Notes:||Title within ornamental border.
Introduction by A.D. Lindsay.
|Description:||xl, 392 pages ; 17 cm.|
|Contents:||The first part. Of man. Of sense ; Of imagination ; Of speech ; Of reason 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 power, worth, dignity, honour, and worthinesse ; Of the difference of manners ; Of religion ; Of the nationall condition of mankind as concerning their felicity and misery ; Of the first and second naturall lawes of and of contract ; Of other lawes of nature ; Of persons, authors, and things personated --
The second part. Of common-wealth. Of the causes, generation, and definition of a common-wealth ; Of the rights of sovereigns by institution ; Of severall kinds of common-wealth by institution, and of succession to the soveraign power ; Of dominion paternall and despoticall ; Of the liberty of subjects ; Of systems subject, politicall, and private ; Of the publique ministers of soveraign power ; Of the nutrition, and procreation of a common-wealth ; Of counsell ; Of civill 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 --
The third part. 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 of prophets ; Of miracles, and their use ; Of the signification in Scripture of eternall life, hel, salvation, the world to come, and redemption ; Of the signification in Scripture of the word church ; Of the rights of the kingdome of God, in Abraham, Moses, the high priests, and the kings of Judah ; Of the office of our blessed saviour ; Of power ecclesiastical ; Of what is necessary for a mans reception into the kingdome of heaven --
The fourth part. Of the kingdome of darknesse. Of spirituall darknesse from misinterpretation of Scripture ; Of dæmonology, and other reliques of the religion of the Gentiles ; Of darknesse from vain philosophy, and fabulous traditions ; Of the benefit proceeding from such darknesse ; and to whom it accreweth.
|Series Title:||Everyman's library, no. 691.|
|Responsibility:||by Thomas Hobbes.|