A Hobbes Dictionary / Edition 1

A Hobbes Dictionary / Edition 1

by A. P. Martinich
     
 

Thomas Hobbes is one of the first great modern philosophers. In particular, his version of the social contract theory has proved to be one of the enduring intellectual achievements of modern political and moral thought.

This dictionary provides a comprehensive and cohesive expository account of about one hundred and fifty key concepts covering the entire range of

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Thomas Hobbes is one of the first great modern philosophers. In particular, his version of the social contract theory has proved to be one of the enduring intellectual achievements of modern political and moral thought.

This dictionary provides a comprehensive and cohesive expository account of about one hundred and fifty key concepts covering the entire range of Hobbes's thought, from philosophy, political theory and science, to theology, history and mathematics. Extensively cross-referenced, the volume also includes a biography of Hobbes, a chronology of Hobbes's life and works, a chronology of historical events in the early and mid-seventeenth century, and an annotated bibliography of Hobbes's major works, contemporary editions, and main secondary literature.

This volume will be indispensable for students and researchers interested in Hobbes's life and thought.

Each Blackwell Philosopher Dictionary presents the life and work of an individual philosopher in a scholarly yet accessible manner. Entries cover key ideas and thoughts, as well as the main themes of the philosopher's work. A comprehensive biographical sketch is also included.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631192626
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/06/1995
Series:
Blackwell Philosopher Dictionaries Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Abbreviations.

1. Thomas Hobbes in Stuart England.

2. A Chronology of Hobbes's Life and Works.

3. A Chronology of English History for the Study of Hobbes's Thought.

4. Dictionary of Entries A-Z.

Bibliography.

Index.

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