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Hobbes and history [electronic resource] / edited by G.A.J. Rogers and Tom Sorell.

Contributor(s): Rogers, G. A. J. (Graham Alan John), 1938- | Sorell, Tom.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge studies in seventeenth-century philosophy: Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 192 p.).ISBN: 0203249216 (electronic bk.); 9780203249215 (electronic bk.); 9780203464847; 0203464842; 9780415224444; 0415224446.Subject(s): Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679 | History -- Philosophy | HISTORY -- General | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hobbes and history.DDC classification: 901 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Common abbreviations; Notes on contributors; Introduction; Hobbes and history; Hobbes's concept of history; When Hobbes needed history; Hobbes and historiography: Why the future, he says, does not exist; Hobbes, history and wisdom; Hobbes's uses of the history of philosophy; Hobbesian histories; Hobbes and Tacitus; The peace of silence: Thucydides and the English Civil War; Hobbes's Behemoth; Hobbes and sacred history; Hobbes, Selden, Erastianism, and the history of the Jews; Index;
Summary: This collection of scholarly essays explores the relation of Hobbes' work to history as a branch of learning.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Common abbreviations; Notes on contributors; Introduction; Hobbes and history; Hobbes's concept of history; When Hobbes needed history; Hobbes and historiography: Why the future, he says, does not exist; Hobbes, history and wisdom; Hobbes's uses of the history of philosophy; Hobbesian histories; Hobbes and Tacitus; The peace of silence: Thucydides and the English Civil War; Hobbes's Behemoth; Hobbes and sacred history; Hobbes, Selden, Erastianism, and the history of the Jews; Index;

This collection of scholarly essays explores the relation of Hobbes' work to history as a branch of learning.

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