This online colloquium has been established to discuss the recent work of Michael Byron (Kent State) Submission and Subjection in Leviathan: Good Subjects in the Hobbesian Commonwealth. We begin with an introduction to the text by Professor Byron himself. This will be followed by weekly responses by Michael Krom (St Vincent State), Deborah Baumgold (University of […]
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Hobbes’s theory of political obligation is premised on the assumption that it is rational for everyone to lay down their rights of self-government and leave that horrid state of nature, characterized by a ceaseless war of all against all. Whether we ought to accept Hobbes’s argument depends, in part, on whether life outside of the […]
The International Hobbes Association will be sponsoring two sessions at the American Philosophical Association 2018 Eastern Division meetings, January 3-6 in Savannah, Georgia.
From 8-9 June 2017, the Edinburgh Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities hosted a workshop on “Thomas Hobbes and Peace”.
Hobbes Studies invites submission for a Special Issue on German Hobbes Scholarship which will be published in the spring of 2019. Submissions may approach the topic from a variety of perspectives, including papers from German academics working on Hobbes and papers examining how Hobbes’s philosophy was received by major German figures in the history of philosophy.
Thomas Hobbes and Peace https://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/thomas-hobbes-and-peace Event date: Thursday 8 June to Friday 9 June Location: Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 2 Hope Park Square, EH8 9NW An IASH/Susan Manning Workshop organised in cooperation with the European Hobbes Society The programme will begin at 9.30am on the first day and finish no later than […]
The early moderns seem to have had an almost endless list of fears: God, devils, ghosts, war, each other, nature, lack of knowledge, curiosity, new science, the emotions, free-thinking, sex, women, famine, execution, the law, lawlessness, death, chaos, other religions and other cultures. A call for papers for a two-day conference at the University of Antwerp.
Hobbes Studies has recently announced the winner of its 2016 Essay Competition: Dr Elliott Karstadt, with the essay ‘The Place of Interests in Hobbes’s Civil Science’, which is published in the latest issue. With the 2017 Essay Competition already open, the European Hobbes Society took the opportunity to interview Elliott on the essay, his research […]
Hobbes Studies is pleased to invite submissions to the Hobbes Studies Essay Competition 2017. Submissions should treat the philosophical, political historical, literary, religious, or scientific aspects of the thought of Thomas Hobbes and be no more than 10 000 words. Essays are invited from researchers in any field who are currently enrolled in postgraduate study […]
A lecture series on “War and Peace in Hobbes’s Political Philosophy” will take place at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Kollegienhaus KH. 2.012, Universitätsstraße 15, 91054 Erlangen, Germany. In eight lectures, international experts (including Kinch Hoekstra, Peter Schröder and Patricia Springborg) alongside younger scholars will discuss Thomas Hobbes’s political philosophy and his notions of war and peace. […]
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