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PHYLOSOPHER Thomas Hobbes
BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS HOBBES Thomas Hobbes was born on April 5, 1588 near Malmesbury in Wiltshire England. He graduated from Oxford at age 19. Hobbes graduated in 1608 and became the private tutor for William Cavendish. He is interested in mathematics and he try to think lots of new philosophy and new theory. And he died on December 4 , 1679 when he was 91 years old.
BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS HOBBES [CONTINUE] The English philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588 -1679) is best known for his political thought, and deservedly so. His vision of the world is strikingly original and still relevant to contemporary politics. His main concern is the problem of social and political order: how human beings can live together in peace and avoid the danger and fear of civil conflict.
BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS HOBBES[CONTINUE] Hobbes wrote his most famous work, entitled Leviathan. In it, he argued that people were naturally wicked and could not be trusted to govern. Therefore, Hobbes believed that an absolute monarchy a government that gave all power to a king or queen was best.
THE BOOKS HAVE WRITTEN BY THOMAS HOBBES
LEVIATHAN While still in Paris, Hobbes began work on what would become his magnum opus and one of the most influential books ever written: Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiastical and Civil (usually referred to as simply Leviathan). Leviathan ranks high as an essential Western treatise on statecraft, on par with Machiavelli's The Prince.
THE ELEMENT OF LAW This is Hobbes’s first published philosophical work (1640), which was written in part in response to the conflicts between Charles I and Parliament. The book represents Hobbes’s initial attempt to address political matters with the deductive methods of geometry, and proposes a definition of sovereignty that remains central to Hobbes’s later political works. The Elements of Law has two parts: Human Nature and De Corpora Politico.
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