Leviathan: With Selected Variants from the Latin Edition of 1668 / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872201774
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/1994
  • Series: Hackett Classics Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 584
  • Sales rank: 199,193
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Hobbes' Leviathan
Biographical Materials
Bibliography
A Note on the Purposes of This Edition
Acknowledgments
Leviathan
Letter Dedicatory 1
The Introduction 3
Pt. I Of Man
i Of Sense 6
ii Of Imagination 7
iii Of the Consequence or Train of Imaginations 12
iv Of Speech 15
v Of Reason, and Science 22
vi Of the Interiour Beginnings of Voluntary Motions, Commonly Called the Passions, and the Speeches by Which They Are Expressed 27
vii Of the Ends, or Resolutions of Discourse 35
viii Of the Virtues Commonly Called Intellectual, and Their Contrary Defects 38
ix Of the Several Subjects of Knowledge 47
ix On the Classification of the Sciences (OL) 49
x Of Power, Worth, Dignity, Honour, and Worthiness 50
xi Of the Difference of Manners 57
xii Of Religion 63
xiii Of the Natural Condition of Mankind, As Concerning Their Felicity, and Misery 74
xiv Of the First and Second Natural Laws and of Contracts 79
xv Of Other Laws of Nature 89
xvi Of Persons, Authors, and Things Personated 101
Pt. II Of Commonwealth
xvii Of the Causes, Generation, and Definition of a Commonwealth 106
xviii Of the Rights of Sovereigns by Institution 110
xix Of the Several Kinds of Commonwealth by Institution and of Succession to the Sovereign Power 118
xx Of Dominion Paternal and Despotical 127
xxi Of the Liberty of Subjects 136
xxii Of Systems Subject, Political, and Private 146
xxiii Of the Public Ministers of Sovereign Power 155
xxiv Of the Nutrition and Procreation of a Commonwealth 159
xxv Of Counsel 165
xxvi Of Civil Laws 172
xxvii Of Crimes, Excuses, and Extenuations 190
xxviii Of Punishments and Rewards 203
xxix Of those things that Weaken or tend to the Dissolution of a Commonwealth 210
xxx Of the Office of the Sovereign Representative 219
xxxi Of the Kingdom of God by Nature 233
Pt. III Of a Christian Commonwealth
xxxii Of the Principles of Christian Politics 245
xxxiii Of the Number, Antiquity, Scope, Authority, and Interpreters of the Books of Holy Scripture 250
xxxiv Of the Signification of Spirit, Angel, and Inspiration in the Books of Holy Scripture 261
xxxv Of the Signification in Scripture of Kingdom of God, of Holy, Sacred, and Sacrament 271
xxxvi Of the Word of God, and of Prophets 278
xxxvii Of Miracles, and their Use 293
xxxviii Of the Signification in Scripture of Eternal Life, Hell, Salvation, The World to Come, and Redemption 301
xxxix Of the Signification in Scripture of the Word Church 314
xl Of the Rights of the Kingdom of God, in Abraham, Moses, the High-Priests, and the Kings of Judah 317
xli Of the Office of our Blessed Saviour 326
xlii Of Power Ecclesiastical 333
xliii Of what is Necessary for a Man's Reception into the Kingdom of Heaven 397
Pt. IV Of the Kingdom of Darkness
xliv Of Spiritual Darkness from Misinterpretation of Scripture 411
xlv Of Demonology and other Relics of the Religion of the Gentiles 435
xlvi Of Darkness from Vain Philosophy and Fabulous Traditions 453
xlvi Of the Darkness from Vain Philosophy (OL) 468
xlvii Of the Benefit that proceedeth from such Darkness and to whom it accrueth 477
xlvii Of those who profited from this darkness (OL) 484
A Review and Conclusion 489
Latin Appendix 498
A Note Regarding Chapter xlii 549
Glossary 550
Index of Subjects 560
Index of Proper Names 573
Index of Biblical Citations 575
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