Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
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A Brief Life of Thomas Hobbes, 1588-1679 by John Aubrey see...
"...The English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is best known for his political thought, and deservedly so. His vision of the world is strikingly original and still relevant to contemporary politics. His main concern is the problem of social and political order: how human beings can live together in peace and avoid the danger and fear of civil conflict. He poses stark alternatives: we should give our obedience to an unaccountable sovereign (a person or group empowered to decide every social and political issue)...." For more go 'ere. Life and Times Two Intellectual Influences Ethics and Human Nature Materialism Versus Self-KnowledgeThe Poverty of Human Judgment and our Need for ScienceMotivationPolitical Philosophy The Natural Condition of MankindThe Laws of Nature and the Social ContractWhy Should we Obey the Sovereign?Life Under the SovereignConclusion References and Further Reading http://www.iep.utm.edu/h/hobmoral.htm
a brief life of Thomas Hobbes by John Aubreyhttp://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl302/texts/ho...
Unmentioned. Leviathan; He upset many of the Clergy , Anglicans and Roman Catholicks.Book can be got for under 10 $ and well well digesting. 4 parts. I Of Man [nature] ,II of Common-wealth, III of Christianity and Common-wealth, IV of Kingdom of Darknesse.
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