Man and Citizen: (De Homine and De Cive)

Man and Citizen De Homine and De Cive A reprint of the Doubleday edition Contains the most helpful version of Hobbes s political and moral philosophy available in English Includes the only English translation of De Homine chapters X

  • Title: Man and Citizen: (De Homine and De Cive)
  • Author: Thomas Hobbes
  • ISBN: 9780872201118
  • Page: 157
  • Format: Paperback
  • A reprint of the 1972 Doubleday edition Contains the most helpful version of Hobbes s political and moral philosophy available in English Includes the only English translation of De Homine, chapters X XV Features the English translation of De Cive attributed to Hobbes.

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    1. Thomas Hobbes

      Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury also Thomas Hobbes of Malmsbury was a British philosopher and a seminal thinker of modern political philosophy His ideas were marked by a mechanistic materialist foundation, a characterization of human nature based on greed and fear of death, and support for an absolute monarchical form of government His 1651 book Leviathan established the foundation for most of Western political philosophy from the perspective of social contract theory.He was also a scholar of classical Greek history and literature, and produced English translation of Illiad, Odyssey and History of Peloponnesian War.

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    1. Hobbes seems to defining eloquence into two camps: that of philosophy and that of passions. "The one is an elegant and clear expression of the conceptions of the mind and riseth partly from the contemplation of the things themselves, partly from an understanding of words taken in their own proper and definite signification. The other is a commotion of the passions of the mind [] and derives from a metaphorical use of words fitted to the passions." Both exist, but "that is never disjoined from wi [...]


    2. How gifted Thomas Hobbes was! I'm not exaggerating but that what comes into my mind when remembering some ideas and quotes from this book. Hobbes stood up against the materialistic philosophy and its interpretation of life, world and human history and society. Unlike Thomas More, Plato and Al Faraby, Hobbes can be defined as a realistic philosopher whose thoughts perfectly affected the Post-Modernity age, He attacked the Idealism, the idea that we can achieve perfection by exert ceaseless effort [...]




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