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Thomas Hobbes, often called Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was born on 5 April 1588 in Westport, a parish in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Members of the Hobbes family had held civic office. His father, Thomas Hobbes, a poorly-paid curate, was later excommunicated due to his behaviour, after which he

In: Christian Muslim Relations Online II

(Cambridge: University Press, 1959), 129-130. 4 Krook, Three Traditions , 130. Strauss, The Political Philosophy , 51 and 25. 5 Krook, Three Traditions , 130-131. Strauss, The Political Philosophy , 55 and 25. 6 Thomas Hobbes, The Elements of Law: Natural & Politic , ed. Ferdinand

In: Hobbes Studies

subjects, I say, not to take them insunder, but yet that they be so considered as if they were dissolved. 2 1 Introduction Much of what has been written about Thomas Hobbes has been about his political philosophy and even that has been much misunderstood. Many discussions have neglected his

In: Hobbes Studies

The year 1660 bisected the career of Thomas Hobbes. The two decades preceding the Restoration, roiled by the English Civil War, had both riveted Hobbes’s attention on political problems and had created a permissive publishing atmosphere favourable to controversialists and polemicists. All of

In: Hobbes Studies

1 Introduction Death, is a Leap into the Dark. 1 In August 1627 Thomas Hobbes took an overnight walking tour of the rugged and cavernous Derbyshire Peak district. At some point within the next five months, he composed a Latin poem, entitled De Mirabilibus Pecci , that recounts

In: Erudition and the Republic of Letters

31 Thomas Hobbes on melancholy MAURO SIMONAZZI 1. Melancholy and philosophy The opinions of the world, both in ancient and later ages, concerning the cause of madness, have been two. Some, deriving them from the passions; some, from demons, or spirits, either good or bad, which they thought

In: Hobbes Studies

THOMAS HOBBES OCH FOLKRÄTTEN Av FRITZ KAIJSER I denna tidskrift vol. 7 fasc. ¢ 1936 har forfattaren till :Histoire de 1'Internationalism? D:r Chr. L. Lange lämnat ett bidrag till kannedomen om Thomas Hobbes plats i folkrattens historia. Det ar inte ofta som detta amne tagits upp till behandling

In: Nordisk Tidsskrift for International Ret

One of the more succinct definitions of deliberation given by Thomas Hobbes can be found in The Elements of Law (1640) where he writes that the ‘alternate succession of appetite and fear, during all the time the action is in our power to do, or not to do, is that we call deliberation’. 1

In: Hobbes Studies

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S. A. Lloyd responds to critics of her book Morality in the Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. She seeks to explain the centrality of Hobbes's reciprocity theorem to our understanding of his laws of nature.

In: Hobbes Studies

DISCUSSIONI CRITICHE THOMAS HOBBES AND ATOMISM: A REAPPRAISAL F R A N C O G I U D I C E Università � di Pavia

In: Nuncius