Leviathan : the Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiastical and Civill. (eBook, 1753) [WorldCat.org]
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Leviathan : the Matter, Forme, & Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiastical and Civill.

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1753.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leviathan, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes which was published in 1651. It is titled after the biblical Leviathan. The book concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. In the book, which was written  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hobbes
ISBN: 9781775415336 1775415333
OCLC Number: 437139153
Description: 1 online resource (983 pages)
Contents: Chapter XxxvChapter Xxxvi; Chapter Xxxvii; Chapter Xxxviii; Chapter Xxxix; Chapter Xl; Chapter Xli; Chapter Xlii; Chapter Xliii; Part Iv --
Of The Kingdome Of Darknesse; Chapter Xliv; Chapter Xlv; Chapter Xlvi; Chapter Xlvii; A Review, And Conclusion.

Abstract:

Leviathan, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes which was published in 1651. It is titled after the biblical Leviathan. The book concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. In the book, which was written during the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign ...

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