Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher:
ISBN: 7500426518
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Political science


Hobbes s Leviathan

Author: T. Hobbes
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 9785876352644
Release Date: 1651
Genre: History

Reprinted from the edition of 1651

Leviathan Parts One and Two

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 002407750X
Release Date: 1958
Genre: Philosophy

Presents the seventeenth century treatise on power and politics

Hobbe s Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:889323603
Release Date: 1651
Genre: Political science


Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy

Author: Shane D. Courtland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315534398
Release Date: 2017-07-20
Genre: Philosophy

Most philosophers and political scientists readily admit that Thomas Hobbes is a significant figure in the history of political thought. His theory was, arguably, one of the first to provide a justification for political legitimacy from the perspective of each individual subject. Many excellent books and articles have examined the justification and structure of Hobbes’ commonwealth, ethical system, and interpretation of Christianity. What is troubling is that the Hobbesian project has been largely missing in the applied ethics and public policy literature. We often find applications of Kantian deontology, Bentham’s or Mill’s utilitarianism, Rawls’s contractualism, the ethics of care, and various iterations of virtue ethics. Hobbesian accounts are routinely ignored and often derided. This is unfortunate because Hobbes’s project offers a unique perspective. To ignore it, when such a perspective would be fruitful to apply to another set of theoretical questions, is a problem in need of a remedy. This volume seeks to eliminate (or, at the very least, partially fill) this gap in the literature. Not only will this volume appeal to those that are generally familiar with Hobbesian scholarship, it will also appeal to a variety of readers that are largely unfamiliar with Hobbes.

Historical Dictionary of Hobbes s Philosophy

Author: Juhana Lemetti
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810850651
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Philosophy

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is one of the most important early modern thinkers. Though Hobbes is best known for Leviathan (1651) and the theory of absolute sovereignty, his works discuss virtually all the major problems of philosophy as well as science and mathematics, and contain the translations of classical texts like Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, a verse church history, and various essays. Hobbes spent most of his adult life in the service of the influential Cavendish family. The Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy offers a comprehensive guide to the many facets of Hobbes's work. Through its chronology, introductory essay, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on concepts, people, works, and technical terms, Hobbes's impact on philosophy and related fields is made accessible to the reader in this must-have reference. Intended as a reference to learn about particular aspects of Hobbes, it also serves as a quick guide to check information and find the relevant secondary literature on Hobbes. It is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Thomas Hobbes.

Hobbes Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521567971
Release Date: 1996-08-28
Genre: History

Hobbes' Leviathan is arguably the greatest piece of political philosophy written in the English language. Since its first publication, Richard Tuck's edition of Leviathan has been recognized as the single most accurate and authoritative text, and for this revised edition Professor Tuck has provided a much-amplified and expanded introduction. Other vital study aids include an extensive guide to further reading, a note on textual matters, a chronology of important events and brief biographies of important persons mentioned in Hobbes' text.

Accountability in Public Policy Partnerships

Author: J. Steets
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230290617
Release Date: 2010-10-13
Genre: Political Science

A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org . This book presents a new model of accountability which ensures that public-private partnerships don't erode public accountability. It defines concrete accountability standards for different types of partnerships.

Leviathan 1651

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: Scolar Press
ISBN: UOM:39015046338086
Release Date: 1969-06
Genre: Political Science


Leviathan 2

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher:
ISBN: 1843710269
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Political science


The Classical Moralists

Author: Benjamin Rand
Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.
ISBN: 1410217205
Release Date: 2004-10-01
Genre: Philosophy

The Classical Moralists is a companion volume in the field of ethics, to the author's Modern Classical Philosophers in the domain of philosophy. The book is virtually a history of ethics, based not upon the ordinary description of systems, but upon selections from the original sources and upon translations of the authors themselves. In 1882 the president and fellows of Harvard elected him to the Walker Fellowship which permitted him to travel and study abroad. He proceeded at once to Heidelberg where he studied under the celebrated philosopher Kuno Fischer. Before returning home he travelled much in Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France. Dr. Rand is the third man whom Harvard ever admitted to the degree of Ph.D. in the department of philosophy. His thesis presented for this degree was "Consciousness and Immortality." He made outstanding contributions in Philosophy and he was internationally known as a Philosopher.

LEVIATHAN

Author: Thomas 1588-1679 Hobbes
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 1372694102
Release Date: 2016-08-28
Genre: History

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Behemoth or The Long Parliament

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226229843
Release Date: 2014-12-10
Genre: Philosophy

Behemoth, or The Long Parliament is essential to any reader interested in the historical context of the thought of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). In De Cive (1642) and Leviathan (1651), the great political philosopher had developed an analytical framework for discussing sedition, rebellion, and the breakdown of authority. Behemoth, completed around 1668 and not published until after Hobbe's death, represents the systematic application of this framework to the English Civil War. In his insightful and substantial Introduction, Stephen Holmes examines the major themes and implications of Behemoth in Hobbes's system of thought. Holmes notes that a fresh consideration of Behemoth dispels persistent misreadings of Hobbes, including the idea that man is motivated solely by a desire for self-preservation. Behemoth, which is cast as a series of dialogues between a teacher and his pupil, locates the principal cause of the Civil War less in economic interests than in the stubborn irrationality of key actors. It also shows more vividly than any of Hobbe's other works the importance of religion in his theories of human nature and behavior.