- Thomas,1588–1679, English philosopher and author.
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The larger the pro-secession minority becomes, the more the majority opposed to secession will believe that Hobbes was right.America’s Slumbering Secession Obsession
September 23, 2014
Hobbes lacked the data of archaeology and anthropology to inform his theories about the dangerous nature of pre-state existence.
The intellectual descendants of Hobbes and Rousseau tend to regard government as either a cure for or a cause of violence.
[Calvin and Hobbes creator] Bill Watterson is up in a cabin somewhere.Aaron McGruder’s ‘The Boondocks’ Returns Without Aaron McGruder
April 21, 2014
And there we are, hundreds upon hundreds of years after Hobbes told us so.The Next President Won’t Save Us
December 18, 2013
But, if so, the Will is free in accordance with Hobbes' definition of freedom.
Hobbes' definition, it may be urged, when applied to the case of the Will, is equivocal.
But it was not the opinion of Hobbes that this made ethics impossible.Evolution in Modern Thought
Charles allowed the dispute to go on, and Hobbes hit Fell rather hard.Oxford
What was the answer to this question given by Hobbes, Aristotle, Worms?Introduction to the Science of Sociology
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- Thomas. 1588–1679, English political philosopher. His greatest work is the Leviathan (1651), which contains his defence of absolute sovereignty
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