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Hobbes, Thomas 1588-1679

Works: 3,205 works in 10,725 publications in 13 languages and 211,108 library holdings
Genres: History  Pamphlets  Biography  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources 
Roles: Author, Translator, Honoree, Dedicatee, Other, Creator, Recipient, Performer, Correspondent, Author of introduction
Classifications: JC153, 320.1
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Behemoth ; or, The long Parliament by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

136 editions published between 1679 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Behemoth is Thomas Hobbes's narrative of the English Civil Wars from the beginning of the Scottish revolution in 1637 to the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660. It is his only composition to address directly the history of the events which formed the context of his writings in Leviathan and elsewhere on sovereignty and the government of the Church. Although presented as an account of past events, it conceals a vigorous attack on the values of the religious and political establishment of Restoration England. This is the first fully scholarly edition of the work, and the first new edition of the text since 1889. Based on Hobbes's own presentation manuscript, it includes for the first time an accurate transcription of the passages which Hobbes had deleted in the text, and notes made by early readers."--Jacket
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

80 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renowned work by the English political philosopher examines the structure of society and legitimate government, arguing for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

109 editions published between 1914 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Leviathan has been an influential book ever since it was published in 1651, but only in the twentieth century has it come to be regarded as the greatest masterpiece of political philosophy in the English language
The elements of law, natural and politic by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

133 editions published between 1684 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book discusses Hobbs's tripos, in three discourses: The first, Humane nature, or the fundamental elements of policy, being a discovery of the faculties, acts and passions of the soul of man, from their original causes, according to such philosophical principles as are not commonly known, or asserted; The second, De corpore politico, or the elements of law, moral and politick, with discourses upon several heads, as of the law of nature, oaths and covenants, several kinds of governments, with the changes and revolutions of them; The third, Of liberty and necessity, wherein all controversie concerning predestination, election, free-will, grace, merits, reprobation, is fully decided and cleared"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

237 editions published between 1839 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan is arguably the greatest piece of political philosophy written in the English language. Written in a time of great political turmoil (Hobbes's life spanned the reign of Charles I, the Civil Wars, the Commonwealth and the Protectorate, and the Restoration), Leviathan is an argument for obedience to authority grounded in an analysis of human nature. For this revised edition Professor Tuck has provided a much-amplified and expanded introduction, which will provide students unfamiliar with Hobbes with a cogent and accessible introduction to this most challenging of texts. Other vital aids to study 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's text
A dialogue between a philosopher and a student of the common laws of England by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

45 editions published between 1681 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviathan; or, The matter, forme and power of a commonwealth, ecclesiasticall and civil by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

39 editions published between 1651 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobbes's Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

79 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviathan : or, The matter, forme and power of a commonwealth, ecclesiasticall and civil by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

54 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparable to Plato's Republic in depth and insight, Leviathan includes two society-changing phenomena that Plato didn't dare to dream of -- the rise of great nation-states with their claims to absolute sovereignty, and modern science, with its unprecedented analytic power. To Hobbes, the leviathan -- a mythical sea creature described in the Old Testament -- represented his central thesis: that the state must be strong in order to control and protect its citizens. Even today, Hobbes's thesis in Leviathan is debated among scholars and philosophy aficionados around the globe ... Like Plato's Republic, this book contains ideas on psychology, ethics, law, language, and religion that continue to challenge modern thinkers and exercise a profound influence on Western thought. A classic treatise of philosophy, Leviathan is critical reading for anyone who wishes to examine the human mind through the prisms of government and society
De cive : or, the citizen by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

25 editions published between 1940 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviathan, parts one and two by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

27 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

19 editions published between 1930 and 1988 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the editor's The philosophy of Hobbes in extracts and notes collated from his writings, published in 1903
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

31 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A masterly analysis of how and why power must be used in a market society to preserve peace and prosperity."--Provided by publisher
Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, and power of a common wealth, ecclesiasticall and civil by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

59 editions published between 1651 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviathan, or, The matter, form, and power of a common-wealth ecclesiastical and civil by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

76 editions published between 1651 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobbes and Bramhall : on liberty and necessity by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking to answer the question of whether humans act freely and what freedom means, this text presents the 17th century debate between Hobbes and Bramhall. It also includes an historical and philosophical introduction explaining why the debate took place
Reason of state, propaganda, and the Thirty Years' War by Noel Malcolm( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Acclaimed writer and historian Noel Malcolm presents his sensational discovery of a new work by Thomas Hobbes: a propaganda pamphlet on behalf of the Habsburg side in the Thirty Years' War, translated by Hobbes from a Latin original. Malcolm's book explores a fascinating episode in 17th century history"--Page 4 of cover
Of man, being the first part of Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first part of Hobbes's revoutionary tome centers on the analogy of the physical body to the body politic and would fundamentally influence every theorist of the modern era
Hobbes by Leslie Stephen( Book )

2 editions published between 1904 and 1961 in Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of eighty-four, Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) wrote an autobiography in Latin elegaics. Unsurprisingly, it was not as widely read as his two great philosophical works, Leviathan and Behemoth, in which he laid out a set of sociopolitical theories that enraged many of the philosophers and moralists of Europe. In this comprehensive biography, first published in 1904, Sir Leslie Stephen (1832-1904) charts the character and changes of Hobbes' thinking, from the scholasticism of his early Oxford education, to his later devotion to geometry and deductive science. With an emphasis on personal influences, Stephen sets Hobbes and his work in the historical context of Hobbes' often difficult patrons, the Civil War, and the Restoration, providing an insight into the life of the eminent philosopher and into the tenets of early twentieth-century biographical writing. An interesting text for students of both philosophy and English literature
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