This new article uncovers a series of surprising and unconventional renderings in Thomas Hobbes’s translation of Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian War.
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Alexandra Chadwick and Signy Gunick Allen, PhD students at Queen Mary, University of London, are publication officers of the European Hobbes Society.
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From 18-20 Nov 2021, 15 scholars from 10 different countries and for the first time 8 graduate students from the University of Zagreb gathered together in the old and beautiful Mediterranean city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, for the Third Biennial Conference of the European Hobbes Society. As always, it was a joy to see familiar faces as well as to introduce new ones.
A Companion to Hobbes is an expertly curated collection of essays offering close textual engagement with the thought of Thomas Hobbes in his major works while probing his ideas regarding natural philosophy, mathematics, human nature, civil philosophy, religion, and more.
The European Hobbes Society met for its Third Biennial Conference, held at Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, 18-20 November 2021.
This anthology contains the works of forty-three philosophers and balances classic philosophical texts with texts by philosophers historically excluded from the canon.
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.
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).
A new article by Ziyaad Bhorat, arguing that there are three heads of Hobbesian automata emerging from (i) the texts he translated, (ii) the mechanical artifices that surrounded him, and (iii) the physiology he greatly appreciated.
A new issue of Hobbes Studies is available – including articles by David Lay Williams and Laurens van Apeldoorn in a Research Symposium on Political Economy, introduced by Katherine M. Robiadek.
In this article Christopher Holman suggests that Hobbes’s opposition to democratic life constitutes the central frame through which we must understand some of the most important theoretical mutations that occur throughout the various stages of his civil science.
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