Book Review: The Limits of Reason in Hobbes’s Commonwealth, written by Krom, Michael

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Book Review: The Limits of Reason in Hobbes’s Commonwealth, written by Krom, Michael

in Hobbes Studies

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Michael KromThe Limits of Reason in Hobbes’s Commonwealth (London: Continuum2011) 2. Hobbes’s works used in this review are: De Corpore in The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury volume 1 ed. William Molesworth (London: John Bohn 1839); De Homine in Man and Citizen ed. Bernard Gert (Indianapolis: Hackett 1991); Dialogue Between a Philosopher and Student of the Common Laws of England in Writings on Common Law and Hereditary Right ed. Alan Cromartie and Quentin Skinner (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2005); The Elements of Law in Human Nature and De Corpore Politico ed. J.C.A. Gaskin (Oxford: Oxford University Press 1994); Leviathan ed. Richard Tuck (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1991) – my references are to chapter paragraph then page number; On The Citizen ed. Richard Tuck and Michael Silverthorne (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998) – henceforth De Cive; and The Questions Concerning Liberty Necessity and Chance in The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury volume 5 ed. William Molesworth (London: John Bohn 1841).

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KromThe Limits of Reason5; see also Tom Sorell ‘The Science in Hobbes’s Politics’ in G.A.J. Rogers and Alan Ryan eds. Perspectives on Thomas Hobbes (Oxford: Clarendon Press 1988) 67–80 at 72–5.

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KromThe Limits of Reason27–32.

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KromThe Limits of Reason61.

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KromThe Limits of Reason61.

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KromThe Limits of Reason51–5.

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KromThe Limits of Reason60–1.

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KromThe Limits of Reason70 77–8.

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KromThe Limits of Reason190 47.

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KromThe Limits of Reason68–9.

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KromThe Limits of Reason22 27 47 66 68–9 73–4.

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KromThe Limits of Reason85 190.

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Sharon LloydIdeals as Interests in Hobbes’s Leviathan: The Power of Mind over Matter (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press1992) 41 99–157; Richard Tuck ‘The Utopianism of Leviathan’ in Tom Sorell and Luc Foisneau eds. Leviathan After 350 Years (Clarendon Press: Oxford 2004) 125–38 at 132; Blau ‘Reason Deliberation and the Passions’ sections 6–8.

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 E.g. KromThe Limits of Reason36 62 54 70.

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KromThe Limits of Reason100.

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KromThe Limits of Reason102.

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KromThe Limits of Reason102 79.

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KromThe Limits of Reason129.

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KromThe Limits of Reason166–71.

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KromThe Limits of Reason170.

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KromThe Limits of Reason167.

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KromThe Limits of Reason99.

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Johan Olsthoorn‘Worse than Death: The Non-Preservationist Foundations of Hobbes’s Moral Philosophy’Hobbes Studies 27:2 (2014).

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KromThe Limits of Reason99 128–9 172.

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Especially KromThe Limits of Reason1–3.

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Quentin SkinnerVisions of Politics. Volume I: Regarding Method (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press2002) 50–1.

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