TITLE

Hobbes Overcontextualised?

PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Seventeenth Century;Spring2001, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.'
ACCESSION #
4632589

 

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