Leviathan

Leviathan

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by Thomas Hobbes
     
 

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Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil — commonly called simply Leviathan — is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) and published in 1651. Its name derives from the biblical Leviathan. The work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest

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Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil — commonly called simply Leviathan — is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) and published in 1651. Its name derives from the biblical Leviathan. The work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. The publisher was Andrew Crooke, partner in Andrew Crooke and William Cooke. Leviathan ranks high as a classical western work on statecraft comparable to Machiavelli's The Prince and is one of a number of related works incident upon the crisis of the English state framework of the time.

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ISBN-13:
2940014107754
Publisher:
Philtre Libre
Publication date:
01/31/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
453 KB

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The Leviathan 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This copy is very hard to read because the OCR mistook many letters for other ones.
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boring, lengthy, hard to understand old english
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