De Cive: Philosophical Rudiments Concerning Government and Society (Illustrated) by Thomas Hobbes

De Cive: Philosophical Rudiments Concerning Government and Society (Illustrated)

byThomas Hobbes, Timeless Books: Editor

Kobo ebook | August 27, 2015

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Thomas Hobbes is a great English philosopher and one of the founders of the modern system of political philosophy. He is in the row with the greatest thinkers as Isaac Newton, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, Francis Bacon, and Jean Rousseau. Their collected thoughts has had strong influence on building the foundation of the United States and its endeavor of open society.

In 1651, Hobbes completed and published his English translation of DE CIVE, PHILOSOPHICAL RUDIMENTS CONCERNING GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETY. It is regarded as one of great and well received works written by Thomas Hobbes right before the English Civil War. Hobbes explored thought about the relation between reason and law in this great political work. This work reflects his concerns about the war and his views about liberty based on man's natural condition, dominion for the necessity of establishing a stable government, and religion.

Thomas Hobbes expressed the last words with a great pride and optimism to our future "A great leap in the dark" in his final moments of life. He is forever remembered as essential enabler, reformer, and contributor for that great leap in the dark. His work has produced great influence on modern political philosophy. His view became widely recognised as the foremost philosophical voice and his influence has been felt in nearly every field of the humanities and social sciences.

This book is one of the most important ones about political philosophy, power of government, and religion by Thomas Hobbes, one of the greatest thinkers of modern philosophy on the planet.



Title:De Cive: Philosophical Rudiments Concerning Government and Society (Illustrated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 27, 2015Publisher:www.WealthOfNation.comLanguage:English

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