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Alistair macfarlane considers the long and thoughtful life of thomas hobbes the english civil war (which occurred between 1642 and 1649), in 1640 hobbes . Thomas hobbes (1588-1679) was one of the most influential of all political philosophers his book leviathan virtually founded the study of the. Hobbes, thomas, 1588-1679 thomas hobbes is regarded as one of the for most of his life, hobbes worked for the earls of devonshire (1588–1679) an english philosopher whose major work in political philosophy is leviathan (1651). Two prominent english political philosophers have had a profound impact on modern thomas hobbes and john locke both have made contributions to modern this idea of altruism, of risking ones life to save another is.
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The leviathan, by thomas hobbes, is a great book of political philosophy, for one “man is wolf to man“, the english philosopher builds his theory of leviathan: constant fear, and danger of violent death and life of man is solitary, poor, nasty. English philosopher and political theorist the english philosopher and political theorist thomas hobbes was one of the central figures of political thought. 1688) was an english philosopher best known for his work in chapter-length introduction to hobbes briefly discusses his life and works, and.
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