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Contract theory in historical context [electronic resource] : essays on Grotius, Hobbes, and Locke / by Deborah Baumgold.

By: Baumgold, Deborah.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Brill's studies in intellectual history: v. 187.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xv, 190 p.).ISBN: 9789004184268 (electronic bk.); 9004184260 (electronic bk.); 9789004184251 (hardback : alk. paper); 9004184252 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Social contract | Grotius, Hugo, 1583-1645 | Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679 | Locke, John, 1632-1704 | Political Science | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- EssaysGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contract theory in historical context.DDC classification: 320.1/1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Hobbe's and Locke's contract theories: political not metaphysical -- Pacifying politics: resistance, violence, and accountability in seventeenth-century contract theory -- When Hobbes needed history -- Hobbesian absolutism and the paradox in modern contractarianism -- The composition of Hobbe's Elements of law -- The difficulties of Hobbes interpretation -- Afterword: Theorists of the absolutist.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Hobbe's and Locke's contract theories: political not metaphysical -- Pacifying politics: resistance, violence, and accountability in seventeenth-century contract theory -- When Hobbes needed history -- Hobbesian absolutism and the paradox in modern contractarianism -- The composition of Hobbe's Elements of law -- The difficulties of Hobbes interpretation -- Afterword: Theorists of the absolutist.

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