Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) was the first great English philosopher and one of the most important theorists of human nature and politics in the history of Western thought.
The final chapter considers the legacy of Hobbes' thought and his influence on contemporary philosophy.
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HOBBES: A BiographyUser Review - Kirkus
A scholar's biography, this book will become a standard work for students of Hobbes (1588—1679). Martinich (Philosophy/Univ. of Texas, Austin) offers a mixture of personal and intellectual biography ... Read full review
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Hobbes's position as one of the founders and leading theorists of modern political philosophy has been established for some time. His connections with leading thinkers of his day, as well as his ... Read full review