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Hobbes, Thomas 1588-1679

Works: 2,864 works in 9,489 publications in 22 languages and 184,930 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Pamphlets  Biography  Portraits  Sources  Software 
Roles: Author, Translator, Honoree, Dedicatee, Creator, Other, Correspondent, Recipient, Author of introduction
Classifications: JC153, 320.1
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Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

904 editions published between 1651 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 10,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation. Hobbes argues that human beings are first and foremost concerned with their own individual desires and fears. He shows that a conflict of each against every man can only be avoided by the adoption of a compact to enforce peace. The compact involves giving up some of our natural freedom to a sovereign power which will enforce the laws of peace on all citizens. Hobbes also analyses the subversive forces - religion, ambition, private conscience - that threaten to destroy the body politic, Leviathan itself, and return us to the state of war
The elements of law, natural and politic by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

215 editions published between 1650 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Hobbes was the first great philosopher to write in English. His account of the human condition, first developed in The Elements of Law (1640), which comprises Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, is a direct product of the intellectual and political strife of the seventeenth century. It is also a remarkably penetrating look at human nature, and a still relevant analysis of the fears and self-seeking that result in the war of 'each against every man'. Hobbes sets out the main lines of his general philosophy, later augmented in De Corpore, and the moral and political philosophy later made famous in Leviathan." "This is the first complete popular edition of Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, and it includes chapters from De Corpore and 'Three Lives', two from Hobbes's original Latin. These have never before been published together in English. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
De cive : or, the citizen by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

111 editions published between 1649 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"De Cive (On the Citizen) is the first full exposition of the political thought of Thomas Hobbes, the greatest English political philosopher. Professors Tuck and Silverthorne have undertaken the first complete translation since 1651, a rendition long thought (in error) to have been at least sanctioned by Hobbes himself. This new translation is both accurate and accessible: it is accompanied by a full glossary of Latin terms, a chronology, a bibliography and an expository introduction. Throughout, the editors have emphasized consistency in the translation and usage of Hobbes's basic conceptual vocabulary, respecting Hobbes's own concern for accurate definition of terms."--Jacket
A dialogue between a philosopher and a student of the common laws of England by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

81 editions published between 1681 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a critique of common law by a great philosopher, this text should be of interest to anyone studying English political thought or legal theory
Behemoth ; or, The long Parliament by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

70 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 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; or, The matter, forme and power of a commonwealth, ecclesiasticall and civil by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

52 editions published between 1651 and 1965 in English and French and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Peloponnesian War. The Thomas Hobbes translation by Thucydides( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1989 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an English translation of the Greek text which provides an account of the people and events involved in the long, fifth-century conflict between Athens and Sparta, and includes notes, a glossary, and other resources
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

109 editions published between 1839 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full text of Hobbes' English works with Folio VIEWS search software
Man and citizen. Thomas Hobbes's De homine by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

47 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

17 editions published between 1930 and 1992 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the editor's The philosophy of Hobbes in extracts and notes collated from his writings, published in 1903
French and English philosophers: Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes, with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles William Eliot( Book )

24 editions published between 1909 and 1994 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and held by 648 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
Thom Hobbes Malmesburiensis Opera philosophica qu latine scripsit omnia, in unum corpus nunc primum collecta studio et labore Gulielmi Molesworth by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

159 editions published between 1668 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementa philosophica de cive by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

160 editions published between 1642 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

65 editions published between 1651 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plague of Athens which hapned in the second year of the Pelopennesian War by Thomas Sprat( Book )

26 editions published between 1659 and 1984 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Let this book be printed, Roger L'Estrange, March 28, 1665" from verso t.p. "Contents : Thucydides, Lib. 2, As it is excellently translated by Mr. Hobbs." on p. 1-6 (first numbering). Reproduction of original in the University of Illinois Library. (marc) 11761329. (stc) Wing S5041. (vid) 48692. (DLPS) A61164.0001.001. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at for further information or permissions. Plague -- Greece -- Athens -- Poetry. Thucydides. Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C. -- Poetry. Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679
Hobbes and Bramhall : on liberty and necessity by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 344 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 )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 316 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
Leviathan the matter, forme & power of a common-wealth ecclesiastical and civill by Thomas Hobbes( )

5 editions published between 1651 and 2009 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviathan, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes which was published in 1651. It is titled after the biblical Leviathan. The book concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. In the book, which was written during the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign
Of man, being the first part of Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes( )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 14 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
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The elements of law, natural and politicDe cive : or, the citizenA dialogue between a philosopher and a student of the common laws of EnglandBehemoth ; or, The long ParliamentThe Peloponnesian War. The Thomas Hobbes translationThe English works of Thomas Hobbes of MalmesburyMan and citizen. Thomas Hobbes's De homineLeviathan : or, The matter, forme and power of a commonwealth, ecclesiasticall and civil