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Leviathan: Or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclasiasticall and Civil

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Leviathan: Or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclasiasticall and Civil - Hobbes, Thomas, and Berkowitz, Peter (Introduction by)
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To read Hobbes on his own terms is to discover a provocative rival to contemporary perspectives on morals and politics, one that challenges widely shared assumptions about the roots of our rights and calls into question common conclusions about the scope of political authority in a society based on the consent of the governed. At the same time, it is to encounter a complement to contemporary perspectives on the liberal state, one that offers a distinctive and powerful basis for the political order that conforms to reason ...

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Leviathan: Or the Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclasiasticall and Civil 2009, Gateway Editions, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781596980815

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