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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hobbes and "Leviathan"

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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hobbes and "Leviathan" by Glen Newey
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The Routledge Philosophy Guidebooks painlessly introduce students to the classic works of philosophy. Each GuideBook considers a major philosopher and a key area of their philosophy by focusing upon an important text - situating the philosopher and the work in a historical context, considering the text in question and assessing the philosopher's contribution to contemporary thought. Hobbes is one of the most important and key figures in the history of ideas and political thought. His Leviathan is widely recognised as one of the great works of political philosophy. Hobbes and Leviathan introduces and assesses: Hobbes' life and the backgound of the Leviathan The ideas and text of the Leviathan The continuing importance of Hobbes' work to philosophy and political thought.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Hobbes Life 2. Leviathan: The Book 3. Human Knowledge, Reason and Ignorance 4. The State of Nature: Law and Right 5. State of Nature to Commonwealth 6. Contract and Consent 7. Sovereignty, State and Commonwealth 8. Law, Crime and Punishment 9. Religious Liberty and Toleration 10. Leviathan and International Relations. Conclusion

Author Biography

Glen Newey is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Keele.
Release date Australia
March 31st, 2006
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
320
Dimensions
129x198x28
ISBN-13
9780415224345
Product ID
1740633

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