This new article by Lothar Waas examines Hobbes’s naming of Leviathan. It argues that the real key to Hobbes’s naming may lie with Jean Bodin, with whom Hobbes shares everything that the name ‘Leviathan’ stands for in his political philosophy.
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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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This new book, edited by Luca Tenneriello, collects the first Italian translations of Hobbes’s two Latin autobiographies: Vita Carmine Expressa, written in 1672, and Vita, from the 1660s.
The colloquium, hosted by Instituto de investigaciones Gino Germani (Buenos Aires, Argentina), is scheduled for three days, from October 4 to October 6. Attendees may participate in person or online. To see the full event flyer and schedule click the link above.
This article argues that Hobbes’s and Taylor’s views of toleration have various features in common, and that these features are rarely found in their celebrated predecessor William Chillingworth or in major Puritan tolerationists.
Equity in the Dialogue is not always the same as what we see in Hobbes’s core works. The question is, did Hobbes change his mind on equity? This article by Thomas Corbin argues no. Hobbes did not change his mind on equity; rather, within the Dialogue he is engaging with a common understanding of the term as it existed in English law.
The goal of this Hobbes chapter in Jones’s book is to show how Hobbes reinterprets the doctrine of the kingdom of God to make it safe for politics.
This new book by Gabriella Slomp explores why and how Thomas Hobbes contributed to the modern marginalisation of ‘friendship’ – a concept that stood in the foreground of ancient moral and political thought and that is currently undergoing a revival.
A new article by Alan Cromartie on Hobbes, Constant, and Berlin on Liberty.
A new special issue of Hobbes Studies is available – including articles by Johann Sommerville, Cesare Cuttica, Xinzhi Zhao, Ioannis Evrigenis, Sharon Lloyd, Mary Nyquist and book reviews by Luca Iori and Victor Lenthe.
The workshop will take place 11-12 April 2022 at the University of Jyväskylä (Finland). The talks will be broadcast online for those unable to attend in person.
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