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Hobbes and the Classical Theory of Laughter

Quentin Skinner

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/9780199264612.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hobbes assured John Aubrey ‘that Aristotle was the worst teacher that ever was, the worst politician and ethick’, but he conceded at the same time that ‘his rhetorique and discourse of animals was ... More


Leviathan and the English Republic, 1649–1653:: Sword, Victory, Conquest

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/9780198206835.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines Thomas Hobbes's arguments about his theory of sovereignty during the period from 1649 to 1653 and the contents of his Leviathan. Hobbes's idea of sovereignty failed to bring ... 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


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


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