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Thomas Hobbes : a biography

Author: Aloysius Martinich
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete and accessible biography of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679).

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aloysius Martinich
ISBN: 0521495830 9780521495837
OCLC Number: 215189416
Description: xvi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; A note on dates; Chronology; 1. Malmesbury and Magdalen Hall, 1588-1608; 2. Tutor and companion, 1608-20; 3. Secretary and humanist, 1621-9; 4. Early scientific studies and religious views, 1629-40; 5. The elements of law, natural and politic, 1640; 6. A decade of exile, 1641-51 (I); 7. A decade of exile, 1641-51 (II); 8. Leviathan and the engagement controversy, 1651-3; 9. Demonstrations and disputations, 1652-9; 10. Baiting the bear, 1660-9; 11. The final years, 1670-9; A bibliographical essay; Abbreviations; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: A.P. Martinich.

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'... the best all-round biography of Thomas Hobbes available.' David Johnston, Columbia University 'For students of scholar this is the best modern biography of Hobbes. It is a clear and spirited Read more...

 
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