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Author: Rosamond Rhodes

., Hobbes’s Fifth Law of Nature and its Implications Rosamond Rhodes Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place Box 1108, New York, NY 10029, USA E-mail: rosamond.rhodes@mssm.edu Abstract Hobbes presents the fi fth Law of Nature, Mutual Accommodation, in Leviathan, Chapter XV. Although

In: Hobbes Studies
Author: Bernard Gert

26 The Law of Nature as the Moral Law BERNARD GERT An examination of Hobbes's account of the particular laws of nature in LEVIATHAN and DE CIVE confirms the view that Hobbes did not write LEVIATHAN because he wanted to significantly modify the views that he had put forward in that earlier work

In: Hobbes Studies
Author: John Henry

the Origins of Modern Science: Descartes and the Importance of Laws of Nature ................................................... 73 Monica Azzolini Anatomy of a Dispute: Leonardo, Pacioli and Scientific Courtly Entertainment in Renaissance Milan .............................................. 115

In: Early Science and Medicine
Author: Francis Oakley

1 Introduction It is now three-quarters of a century since Edgar Zilsel – German émigré, sociologist by calling, and Marxist by conviction – drew attention to the novelty of the concept of (physical) laws of nature that rose to a position of such prominence in the thinking of natural

In: Early Science and Medicine

According to a very influential and extended reading of Kant’s first formula of the categorical imperative in the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals , the formula of the universal law of nature, the universality test should be interpreted in terms of a “practical contradiction.” 1 Kant

In: Journal of Moral Philosophy

of the law of nature and nations. Arguing that the laws of war ought to be applied in reciprocal manner, Vattel questioned the distinction between ‘civilized’ and ‘bar- barian’ nations on which these previous theorists relied. For him, the true ‘barbarians’ were those nations who fought wars without

In: Grotiana
Author: Rupert Lay

Part of Natural Law: 1. Natural Law (Moral) 2. Laws of Nature The laws of nature are the experiential statements of the natural sciences and are taken to be universally valid. They are statements about “phenomena”, and in accordance with the type of knowledge aimed at in science do not deal with

In: Sacramentum Mundi Online
Author: Gary Herbert

human nature, and in the case of the laws of nature, nothing more than rationally consistent principles of natu- ral self-interest, or the logic of natural right, based on the principles of Hobbes’s physics and psychology. Keywords egoism, law of nature, natural right, norm, obligation, permission

In: Hobbes Studies