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The Rhetoric of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes and the Politics of Cultural Transformation (Studies in Moral, Political, & Legal Philosophy)

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When Leviathan first appeared in 1651, it was recognized as a work of extraordinary scope, uniting metaphysical, theological, and political arguments into a single distinctive outlook. Contending that modern readers do the book an injustice by neglecting its metaphysical and theological themes, David Johnston supports his claim with a detailed examination of the text as a whole and with a reinterpretation of the genesis of the work.

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ISBN:
9780691023175
Author:
Johnston, David
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Location:
Princeton
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
Political philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Studies in Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy
Publication Date:
September 1989
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
258
Dimensions:
8.49x5.47x.61 in. .60 lbs.

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