Hobbes Overcontextualised?

March 2001
Seventeenth Century;Spring2001, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p123
Academic Journal
Analyzes how the contextualization of philosopher Thomas Hobbes affects the way some of his works are understood. Discussion on Hobbes as a rhetorician; Criticisms on the analyses made by Victoria Kahn and Quentin Skinner on his book `Leviathan'; Views of Hobbes on natural science and political philosophy; Use of contextualization in the study of the natural philosophy of Hobbes, as discussed in the book `Leviathan and the Air Pump.'


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