Leviathan

Author(s): Hobbes, Thomas

Ideas & Philosophy


Backgrounds includes writings on Hobbes's life; selections from his responses to criticism of the book; and criticism and reactions to the work by Sir Robert Filmer, James Harrington, Bishop Bramhall, Edward Hyde (the earl of Clarendon), Gottfried Wilheim Leibniz, Montesquieu, and Henry Sedgwick.

Interpretations collects eight of the most important assessments of Hobbes and Leviathan written in the last forty years, including writings by Leo Strauss, Michael Oakeshott, Johann P. Sommerville, Richard Tuck, Jean Hampton, David Johnston, George Kateb, and Richard E. Flathman.

Also included in this edition are a Selected Bibliography, Glossary of Terms, and Index of Authorities Cited in the work.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780141395098
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : July 2017
  • : 3.3 Centimeters X 12.8 Centimeters X 19.6 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 688
  • : OO
  • : Hobbes, Thomas