Hobbes: Leviathan: Revised student edition (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)

by Thomas Hobbes

Other authorsRichard Tuck (Editor)
Paperback, 1996

Collection

Publication

Cambridge University Press (1996), Edition: Revised, Student, 618 pages

Description

Politics. Nonfiction. HTML: Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan, from 1651, is one of the first and most influential arguments towards social contract. Written in the midst of the English Civil War, it concerns the structure of government and society and argues for strong central governance and the rule of an absolute sovereign as the way to avoid civil war and chaos..

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1651

Physical description

618 p.; 5.43 inches

ISBN

0521567971 / 9780521567978
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