This article reassesses Hobbes’s place in the history of ethics based on an analysis of his various classifications of formal goodness.
The article challenges the interpretation of Hobbes as an antecedent to free market ideology by arguing that his political economy presupposed a complex relation between contract, law, and social networks of credit informed by prudence and robust norms of equity.
This essay argues that Hobbes’s work as a translator was fundamental to his mature political philosophy.
This new volume – based on the second biennial conference of the EHS – comprises twelve original essays, written by leading Hobbes scholars, which aim to show that On the Citizen is a valuable and distinctive philosophical work in its own right, and not merely a stepping-stone towards the more famous Leviathan.
A mini-workshop on the philosophy of Thomas Hobbes.
Timothy Raylor concludes our online colloquium on Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Thomas Hobbes, with a reply to his critics.