This new article by Ondrej Ditrych argues against International Relations’ continued engagement with Hobbes, due to the latter’s lack of interest in the field, and to the danger of overstating his importance in developing foundational concepts used in it.
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About Publication Officer
Alexandra Chadwick and Signy Gunick Allen, PhD students at Queen Mary, University of London, are publication officers of the European Hobbes Society.
Entries by Publication Officer
In this new article Oliver Feltham contrasts the relationship between thought, action and political judgement in the work of Hobbes and Spinoza.
This new article by Janice Richardson analyses the Frontispiece of Leviathan, comparing it to alternative presentations of the social contract, authority and political power.
In this new article Arnaud Milanese argues that despite the use of monstrous metaphors in his work, Hobbes did not believe humans to be intrinsically violent, but rather saw this violence as the product of historical development.
This new article by Joanne Boucher examines Thomas Hobbes’ treatment of human sexuality, linking it to his writing on the passions and his scientific materialism.
In this new article Haig Patapan explores the ways in which concerns over immortality influenced Hobbes’s erastianianism.
This new article by Patrick Giamario argues that Hobbes’s work can be read as providing the resources for theorizing the counter-sovereign, democratic possibilities of collective laughter today.
This new article by Meirav Jones argues that Leviathan should be read as a contribution to the religious politics of the English Civil War. A fuller appreciation of his use of religious terms and concepts, it suggests, sheds light on his wider political project.
New article by Jessica Wolfe exploring Thomas Hobbes’ De Mirabilibus Pecci. It links the poem to themes in Hobbes’s work including the laws of motion and the philosophy of Lucretius before turning to its reception and impact on Hobbes’s reputation.
This collection of essay considers the anthropological and political thinking of Montaigne and Hobbes.
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