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Three readings of the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes

Worthington, Glenn

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Hobbes's Leviathan has been lauded as "the greatest, perhaps the sole, masterpiece of political philosophy written in the English language." I Such accolades are supported, at least in the twentieth century, by the prodigious volume of literature which has been produced in the field of Hobbes studies. However, the claim for the enthronement of Hobbes as a classic thinker is not as solidly founded as might first appear when accounting for the approval which his work has met in the twentieth...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-10-18
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10620

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