Revised student edition
Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan is arguably the greatest piece of political philosophy written in the English language. Written in a time of great political turmoil (Hobbes' life spanned the reign of Charles I, the Civil Wars, the Commonwealth and the Protectorate, and the Restoration), Leviathan is an argument for obedience to authority grounded in an analysis of human nature. Since its first publication in 1991 Richard Tuck's edition of Leviathan has been recognised as the single most accurate and authoritative text,…
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- This is probably the greatest work of political philosophy in English
- Ours is the single most authoritative text available; over 22,000 copies of the first edition were sold. It is also the most accessible for students
- It is edited by one of the most renowned Hobbes scholars in the world, newly appointed to a chair at Harvard University
About the book
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511808166
- Series Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
- Subjects British History after 1450,History,History of Ideas and Intellectual History,Politics and International Relations,Texts in Political Thought
- Format: Paperback
- Publication date: 28 August 1996
- ISBN: 9780521567978
- Dimensions (mm): 216 x 138 mm
- Weight: 0.848kg
- Page extent: 618 pages
- Availability: In stock
- Format: Digital
- Publication date: 11 May 2019
- ISBN: 9780511808166
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