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  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; Edwin Curley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.95

    Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernized spelling and punctuation of the text, and the inclusion, along with historical and interpretive notes, of the most significant variants between the English version of 1651 and the Latin version of 1668. A glossary... more...

  • Hobbes: On the Citizenby Thomas Hobbes; Richard Tuck; Michael Silverthorne

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 28.00

    New translation of the first major work of the greatest English political philosopher. more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan , from 1651, is one of the first and most influential arguments towards social contract. Written in the midst of the English Civil War, it concerns the structure of government and society and argues for strong central governance and the rule of an absolute sovereign as the way to avoid civil war and chaos. more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes

    Touchstone 2008; US$ 32.99

    Leviathan concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. Written during the English Civil War (1642?1651), Leviathan argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign. Hobbes wrote that civil war and situations identified... more...

  • Elements of Law, Natural and Politicalby Thomas Hobbes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1969. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Behemoth or The Long Parliamentby Thomas Hobbes

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Behemoth, or The Long Parliament is essential to any reader interested in the historical context of the thought of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). In De Cive (1642) and Leviathan (1651), the great political philosopher had developed an analytical framework for discussing sedition, rebellion, and the breakdown of authority. Behemoth , completed around... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95

    Written during a moment in English history when the political and social structures were in flux and open to interpretation, Leviathan played an essential role in the development of the modern world. more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes

    Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    What makes a legitimate government? Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes is a foundational text of western civilization. The book features one of the earliest examples of social contract theory and is essential reading for those who wish to understand government, politics and even business. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 7.98

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  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; C MacPherson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 14.38

    The Leviathan is the vast unity of the State. But how are unity, peace and security to be attained? Hobbes's answer is sovereignty, but the resurgence of interest today in Leviathan is due less to its answers than its methods. Hobbes sees politics as a science capable of the same axiomatic approach as geometry: he argues from first principles to human... more...