Hobbes: Leviathan: Revised Student Edition by Thomas HobbesHobbes: Leviathan: Revised Student Edition by Thomas Hobbes

Hobbes: Leviathan: Revised Student Edition

byThomas HobbesEditorRichard Tuck

Paperback | August 28, 1996

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Hobbes' Leviathan is arguably the greatest piece of political philosophy written in the English language. Since its first publication, Richard Tuck's edition of Leviathan has been recognized as the single most accurate and authoritative text, and for this revised edition Professor Tuck has provided a much-amplified and expanded introduction. Other vital study aids include an extensive guide to further reading, a note on textual matters, a chronology of important events and brief biographies of important persons mentioned in Hobbes' text.
Thomas Hobbes was born in Malmesbury, the son of a wayward country vicar. He was educated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford, and was supported during his long life by the wealthy Cavendish family, the Earls of Devonshire. Traveling widely, he met many of the leading intellectuals of the day, including Francis Bacon, Galileo Galilei, and Rene De...
Title:Hobbes: Leviathan: Revised Student EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:616 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.26 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.43 × 1.26 inPublished:August 28, 1996Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521567971

ISBN - 13:9780521567978


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; A note on the text; Principal events in Hobbes' life; Further reading; Biographical synopses; Leviathan; The Epistle Dedicatory; The contents of the chapters; The introduction; The text: Chapters 1-47; A review and conclusion; Indexes.