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Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy (Historical by Juhana Lemetti

By Juhana Lemetti

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is without doubt one of the most vital early smooth thinkers. notwithstanding Hobbes is better identified for Leviathan (1651) and the idea of absolute sovereignty, his works speak about nearly the entire significant difficulties of philosophy in addition to technological know-how and arithmetic, and comprise the translations of classical texts like Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, a verse church historical past, and diverse essays. Hobbes spent so much of his grownup existence within the provider of the influential Cavendish family.

The Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy deals a finished advisor to the various elements of Hobbes's paintings. via its chronology, introductory essay, bibliography, and hundreds of thousands of cross-referenced dictionary entries on thoughts, humans, works, and technical phrases, Hobbes's impression on philosophy and comparable fields is made available to the reader during this must-have reference. meant as a connection with find out about specific facets of Hobbes, it additionally serves as a brief advisor to examine info and locate the correct secondary literature on Hobbes. it really is an exceptional entry aspect for college students, researchers, and a person eager to understand extra approximately Thomas Hobbes.

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