084f2db8c6 Hobbes's Leviathan : reprinted from the edition of 1651 Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed this Item EMBED EMBED (for wordpress.com hosted blogs) [archiveorg hobbessleviathan00hobbuoft width=560 height=384 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true] Want more? Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! . In addition to political philosophy, Hobbes also contributed to a diverse array of other fields, including history, geometry, the physics of gases, theology, ethics, and general philosophy. Leviathan. Written during the English Civil War (16421651), Leviathan argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign. Greenwood Free The Reinvention of Mimi Finnegan By Whitney Dineen Free $3.99 The Book of Prophecy By Steven J. He was one of the founders of modern political philosophy and political science. Lastly, the Pacts and Covenants, by which the parts of this Body Politique were at first made, set together, and united, resemble that Fiat, or the Let Us Make Man, pronounced by God in the Creation. Author Information Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury (5 April 1588 4 December 1679), was an English philosopher, best known today for his work on political philosophy. For seeing life is but a motion of Limbs, the begining whereof is in some principall part within; why may we not say, that all Automata (Engines that move themselves by springs and wheeles as doth a watch) have an artificiall life? For what is the Heart, but a Spring; and the Nerves, but so many Strings; and the Joynts, but so many Wheeles, giving motion to the whole Body, such as was intended by the Artificer? Art goes yet further, imitating that Rationall and most excellent worke of Nature, Man.
Kelly Library 815 815 The metaphysical system of Hobbes [as contained] in twelve chapters from [his] "Elements of philosophy concerning body," together with briefer extracts from [his] "Human nature" and "Leviathan"; Aug 25, 2006 08/06 by Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679; Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 texts eye 815 favorite 1 comment 0 Getty Research Institute 764 764 Leviathan, sive, De materia, forma, & potestate civitatis ecclesiasticae et civilis Feb 21, 2012 02/12 by Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679; Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679. About.. For by Art is created that great LEVIATHAN called a COMMON-WEALTH, or STATE, (in latine CIVITAS) which is but an Artificiall Man; though of greater stature and strength than the Naturall, for whose protection and defence it was intended; and in which, the Soveraignty is an Artificiall Soul, as giving life and motion to the whole body; The Magistrates, and other Officers of Judicature and Execution, artificiall Joynts; Reward and Punishment (by which fastned to the seat of the Soveraignty, every joynt and member is moved to performe his duty) are the Nerves, that do the same in the Body Naturall; The Wealth and Riches of all the particular members, are the Strength; Salus Populi (the Peoples Safety) its Businesse; Counsellors, by whom all things needfull for it to know, are suggested unto it, are the Memory; Equity and Lawes, an artificiall Reason and Will; Concord, Health; Sedition, Sicknesse; and Civill War, Death. And though at some certain distance, the reall, and very object seem invested with the fancy it begets in us; Yet still the object is one thing, the image or fancy is another. Reader Reviews Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: 2011.06.27scott It takes time to adapt to the style of Hobbes but once you do it's pretty easy.The sections where he gets into the meat of the book -the social contract- is the best.This work is interesting because it reflects the strong turbulations of the time. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil is a book written by Thomas Hobbes and published in 1651. .. You might also like ..