Hobbes: A Biography

Hobbes: A Biography

by A. P. Martinich, Aloysius Martinich

A complete and accessible biography of Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679).See more details below


A complete and accessible biography of Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679).

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Cambridge University Press
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New Edition
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5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of 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.

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