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, Frontispiece of Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan (1651) The “eye of the law” is another symbol which was also often used, and which can still be found today, as the traditional Masonic symbol, on the US dollar bill. In its origin, the symbol reaches even further back to the pharaonic times of Egypt. 152 As regards

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Art and Law

poems as “To My Honored Friend, Dr. Charleton,” was well aware of the links between Epicureanism and modern philosophy, pointing out in his preface to Sylvae the similarities between Lucretius’ views and those of “our Poet and Philosopher of Malmsbury ,” Thomas Hobbes (3:10). Dryden seems to have

In: Explorations in Renaissance Culture

law of nature. Oathes and covenants. Severall kind of government. With the changes and revolutions of them . London : Printed for J. Martin, and J. Ridley . Hobbes , Thomas . 2012 . Leviathan . Edited by Noel Malcolm . 3 vols . The Clarendon Edition of the Works of Thomas Hobbes . Oxford

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Art and Law
The lives of William Cavendish, first duke of Newcastle, and his family including, centrally, his second wife, Margaret Cavendish, are intimately bound up with the overarching story of seventeenth-century England: the violently negotiated changes in structures of power that constituted the Civil Wars, and the ensuing Commonwealth and Restoration of the monarchy. William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, and his Political, Social and Cultural Connections: Authority, Authorship and Aristocratic Identity in Seventeenth Century England brings together a series of interrelated essays that present William Cavendish, his family, household and connections as an aristocratic, royalist case study, relating the intellectual and political underpinnings and implications of their beliefs, actions and writings to wider cultural currents in England and mainland Europe.