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The Political Philosophy of Hobbes

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In this classic analysis, Leo Strauss pinpoints what is original and innovative in the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. He argues that Hobbes's ideas arose not from tradition or science but from his own deep knowledge and experience of human nature. Tracing the development of Hobbes's moral doctrine from his early writings to his major work The Leviathan, Strauss explains contradictions in the body of Hobbes's work and discovers startling connections between Hobbes and the thought of Plato, Thucydides, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel.

Paperback. Used, good condition; there are annotations in pencil and the front end page has been removed.

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Author(s):
Leo Strauss
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1984
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0226777057
ISBN-13:
9780226777054
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
The University of Chicago Press
Title:
The Political Philosophy of Hobbes

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In this classic analysis, Leo Strauss pinpoints what is original and innovative in the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes. He argues that Hobbes's ideas arose not from tradition or science but from his own deep knowledge and experience of human nature. Tracing the development of Hobbes's moral doctrine from his early writings to his major work The Leviathan, Strauss explains contradictions in the body of Hobbes's work and discovers startling connections between Hobbes and the thought of Plato, Thucydides, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel.

Paperback. Used, good condition; there are annotations in pencil and the front end page has been removed.

Author(s):
Leo Strauss
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1984
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0226777057
ISBN-13:
9780226777054
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
The University of Chicago Press
Title:
The Political Philosophy of Hobbes

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