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Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation. This new edition reproduces the first printed text, retaining the original punctuation but modernizing the spelling. It offers exceptionally thorough and useful annotation, an introduction that guides the reader through the complexities of Hobbes's arguments, and a substantial index.

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Its appeal to the twentieth century lies not just in its elevation of politics to a science, but in its overriding concern for peace. Its argument that the state of nature, in which life is 'nasty, brutish and short (and patriarchal), is important, but so too is its systematic analysis of power, and its convincing apologia for the then emergent market society in which we still live.

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ISBN:
9780192834980
Editor:
Gaskin, John Charles Addison
Author:
Gaskin, J. C. A.
Editor:
Gaskin, John Charles Addison
Author:
Hobbes, Thomas
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Political
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
State, the
Subject:
History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
PHILOSOPHY / Political
Subject:
Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20090215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
13 pt. type
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
7.76x5.11x1.08 in. .84 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Its appeal to the twentieth century lies not just in its elevation of politics to a science, but in its overriding concern for peace. Its argument that the state of nature, in which life is 'nasty, brutish and short (and patriarchal), is important, but so too is its systematic analysis of power, and its convincing apologia for the then emergent market society in which we still live.
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