Hobbes

[ hobz ]
/ hɒbz /

noun

Thomas, 1588–1679, English philosopher and author.

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British Dictionary definitions for Hobbes

Hobbes
/ (hɒbz) /

noun

Thomas. 1588–1679, English political philosopher. His greatest work is the Leviathan (1651), which contains his defence of absolute sovereignty

Derived forms of Hobbes

Hobbesian, noun, adjective
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