By Juhana Lemetti

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is among the most vital early glossy thinkers. even though Hobbes is healthier identified for Leviathan (1651) and the idea of absolute sovereignty, his works talk about almost the entire significant difficulties of philosophy in addition to technology and arithmetic, and comprise the translations of classical texts like Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, a verse church historical past, and diverse essays. Hobbes spent so much of his grownup existence within the provider of the influential Cavendish family.

The Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy bargains a accomplished consultant to the numerous elements of Hobbes's paintings. via its chronology, introductory essay, bibliography, and hundreds and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on options, humans, works, and technical phrases, Hobbes's effect on philosophy and comparable fields is made available to the reader during this must-have reference. meant as a connection with find out about specific features of Hobbes, it additionally serves as a short advisor to envision details and locate the appropriate secondary literature on Hobbes. it really is an exceptional entry element for college students, researchers, and someone desirous to recognize extra approximately Thomas Hobbes.

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