This new article by Andrea Bardin analyses Hobbes's definitions of liberty in "De cive" and the concept of representation in "Leviathan". These concepts reveal tensions in Hobbes's political anthropology that only a study of the development of his philosophical materialism can fully elucidate.
The next EHS Conference will be held in Dubrovnik, 18-20 November 2021. Our call for abstracts is now open.
This article by Laurens van Apeldoorn considers Hobbes’ contribution to the development of constitutionalist thought by contextualizing his treatment of the concepts of treason and fundamental law in De cive (1642, 2nd ed. 1647) and Leviathan (1651).