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Aspects of Hobbes

Noel Malcolm


Presents a set of extended essays on a variety of aspects of the life and work of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). Some have previously been published as journal articles, etc., but two-thirds of the material in this book is new. While each essay may be read independently of the others and in any order, there are two introductory essays (Chs. 1 and 2), which nonspecialists may prefer to read first. The topics covered include Hobbes's political philosophy, his theory of international relations, the development of his mechanistic world-view, his Biblical criticism, and the European rec ... More

Keywords: Hobbes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780199247141
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199247145.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Noel Malcolm, author
Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford
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