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Hobbes Leviathan

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ISBN-10: 0521567971

ISBN-13: 9780521567978

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Thomas Hobbes, Richard Tuck, Raymond Geuss, Quentin Skinner

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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, and for this revised edition Professor Tuck has provided a much amplified and expanded introduction, which will provide students unfamiliar with Hobbes with a cogent and accessible…    
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/28/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 618
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.50" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Richard Tuck is Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Harvard University.

A note on the text
Principal events in Hobbes+ life
Further reading
Biographical synopses
The Epistle Dedicatory
The contents of the chapters
The introduction
The text: Chapters 1-47
A review and conclusion