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Lessons from a materialist thinker : hobbesian reflections on ethics and politics

Author: Samantha Frost
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cultural memory in the present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carefully elaborating Hobbes' materialist ontology, Samantha Frost challenges both our implicit Cartesian assumptions about the self and the commonplace Hobbes that so readily figures in our political imagination.
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Named Person: Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes; Thomas Hobbes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samantha Frost
ISBN: 9780804757478 080475747X 9780804757485 0804757488
OCLC Number: 172521719
Description: xiii, 212 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Hobbes and the matter of self-consciousness --
Hobbes and the caprice of reason --
The time of determination : movement, will, and action --
The ethics in determinism : inter-subjectivity, the collective, and peace --
The action and passion of politics : Hobbes on power.
Series Title: Cultural memory in the present.
Responsibility: Samantha Frost.
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