Leviathan: Contemporary Responses to the Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes

Leviathan: Contemporary Responses to the Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes

by G. A. J. Rogers, Clarendon
     
 
Hobbes' Leviathan is one of the greatest works on political philosophy ever to have been published and its claims are as widely debated today as they were when it first appeared in 1651. In this collection of contemporary responses to leviathan, attention is focused on its critics- Hobbes had virtually no defenders -who attacked his moral, political and

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Hobbes' Leviathan is one of the greatest works on political philosophy ever to have been published and its claims are as widely debated today as they were when it first appeared in 1651. In this collection of contemporary responses to leviathan, attention is focused on its critics- Hobbes had virtually no defenders -who attacked his moral, political and religious ideas in a bkistering series of pamphlets and short books and, in their criticisms, bring out powerfully the importance and originality of Hobbes theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855064065
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Series:
Key Issues Series
Pages:
317
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.92(d)

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