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Leviathan and De Cive

Karl Schuhmann

in Leviathan after 350 Years

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on what all three of Hobbes's political treatises have in common. More precisely, it describes in some detail how Leviathan relates to the earlier De Cive. It first gathers the ... More


Leviathan after 350 Years

Tom Sorell and Luc Foisneau (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book brings together chapters that discuss Hobbes's masterpiece after three and a half centuries. The contributors address three different themes. The first is the place of Leviathan within ... More


Charles Cotton, Translator Of Hobbes's De cive

Noel Malcolm

in Aspects of Hobbes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247141
eISBN:
9780191597992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247145.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Discusses the translation of Hobbes's De cive, which was published in England in 1651 under the title Philosophicall Rudiments. A few surviving copies include a dedicatory epistle (addressed to Lady ... More


The ‘Christian Atheism’ of Thomas Hobbes

Richard Tuck

in Atheism from the Reformation to the Enlightenment

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227366
eISBN:
9780191678684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227366.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, History of Religion

This chapter explores the overt expression of the religious ideas of Thomas Hobbes. His religious views expressed in Leviathan have been subjected to extensive debate. The discussion argues that, in ... More


Thomas Hobbes's Theory of Sovereignty, 1640–1647:: Private Judgement, Fear, Covenant

Arihiro Fukuda

in Sovereignty and the Sword: Harrington, Hobbes, and Mixed Government in the English Civil Wars

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206835
eISBN:
9780191677328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206835.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines Thomas Hobbes's theory of sovereignty, which he developed during the period from 1640 to 1647. It analyses Hobbes's argument during the 1940s and suggests that this theory was ... More


Hobbes’s State of Nature and “Hard” Privativism

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter analyzes early modern visual and textual conventions that project New World and African societies into a precivil past. In diverse print and visual media, identifiable conventions, such ... More


Rhetoric and Leviathan

Timothy Raylor

in Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829690
eISBN:
9780191868191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829690.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Hobbes’s use of rhetorical techniques in Leviathan. It argues that the rhetorical texture of Hobbes’s presentation of his civil philosophy in Leviathan differs from that in ... More


The Political Jurisprudence of Thomas Hobbes

Martin Loughlin

in Political Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810223
eISBN:
9780191847363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810223.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

What is the significance of Thomas Hobbes’ contribution to jurisprudence? Although often treated as a founder of the dominant modern school of legal positivism, positivists remain embarrassed by the ... More


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