The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes

The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes

by Tom Sorell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521410193

ISBN-13: 9780521410199

Pub. Date: 01/26/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Hobbes had distinctive views in metaphysics and epistemology, and wrote about such subjects as history, law, and religion. He also produced full-scale treatises in physics, optics, and geometry. All of these areas are covered in this volume and most in considerable detail.

Overview

Hobbes had distinctive views in metaphysics and epistemology, and wrote about such subjects as history, law, and religion. He also produced full-scale treatises in physics, optics, and geometry. All of these areas are covered in this volume and most in considerable detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521410199
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/26/1996
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

1. A summary biography of Hobbes Noel Malcolm; 2. Hobbes's scheme of the sciences Tom Sorell; 3. First philosophy and the foundations of knowledge Yves Charles Zarka; 4. Hobbes and the method of natural science Douglas Jesseph; 5. Hobbes and mathematics Hardy Grant; 6. Hobbes on light and vision Jan Prins; 7. Hobbes's psychology Bernard Gert; 8. Hobbes's moral philosophy Richard Tuck; 9. Hobbes's political philosophy Alan Ryan; 10. Lofty science and local politics Johann Sommerville; 11. Hobbes on law M. M. Goldsmith; 12. History in Hobbes's thought Luc Borot; 13. Hobbes on rhetoric Victoria Silver; 14. Hobbes on religion Patricia Springborg.

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