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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

ideas on philosophical-theoretical sub- jects such as freedom and equality, influenced by intellectual figures such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, or Jean Bodin. Azghandi (2000, 154) states that these individuals were mostly educated in Europe and “sought to change the principles of

In: Journal of Persianate Studies

- Thomas Hobbes Date: 1651 Original Language: English The first edition of Leviathan, or the Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclestiasticall and Civill, was published for Hobbes at the Green Dragon in St Paul’s Churchyard by Andrew Crooke in 1651. This is known as the ‘Head edition’ due

In: Christian Muslim Relations Online II