The Political Philosophy of Hobbes

Strauss Leo Sinclair Elsa M
In this classic analysis, Leo Strauss pinpoints what is original and innovative in the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. He argues that Hobbes's ideas arose not from tradition or science but from his own deep knowledge and experience of human nature. Tracing the development of Hobbes's moral doctrine from his... Read More
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In this classic analysis, Leo Strauss pinpoints what is original and innovative in the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. He argues that Hobbes's ideas arose not from tradition or science but from his own deep knowledge and experience of human nature. Tracing the development of Hobbes's moral doctrine from his early writings to his major work The Leviathan, Strauss explains contradictions in the body of Hobbes's work and discovers startling connections between Hobbes and the thought of Plato, Thucydides, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel.
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Publisher University of Chicago Press
ISBN-10 0226776964
ISBN-13 9780226776965
GTIN-13 9780226776965
GTIN-14 09780226776965
Series Phoenix Books
Subtitle Its Basis and Its Genesis
Author Strauss Leo|Sinclair Elsa M
Edition 2
Language Code eng
Page Count 190
Publication Date Apr 14, 1996
Dimension 5.62 in 8.52 in 0.48 in