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Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes; OverDrive, Inc.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Duke Classics, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan, from 1651, is one of the first and most influential arguments towards social contract. Written in the midst of the English Civil War, it concerns the structure of government and society and argues for strong central governance and the rule of an absolute sovereign as the way to avoid civil war and chaos.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hobbes; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781620111178 1620111179
OCLC Number: 1051060520
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Thomas Hobbes.

Abstract:

Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan, from 1651, is one of the first and most influential arguments towards social contract. Written in the midst of the English Civil War, it concerns the structure of government and society and argues for strong central governance and the rule of an absolute sovereign as the way to avoid civil war and chaos.

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