Gianni Paganini argues that De motu was a decisive turning point in Hobbes’s intellectual history, both for the foundation of a new scientific ontology and for the bold attack it launched on the pretensions of philosophical theology.
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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 article argues that Rancière’s conception of the demos is prefigured in the political theory of Thomas Hobbes, and that Hobbes can in fact be seen to provide a radical theory of democracy.
A new edition of Hobbes’s De homine has just been published.
This new book by Jessica Wolfe examines the ways in which thinkers from Erasmus to Hobbes presented Homer’s account of conflict.
This year Meiner Verlag fur Philosophie published Peter Schröder’s new translation and edition of Behemoth. Dr. Schröder explains why this new edition was necessary, and outlines some of the main arguments of his new introduction to the text.
This new article argues for a connection between Hobbes’s materialist philosophy and his satirical style. It goes on to suggest that Hobbes in turn influenced Jonathan Swift, despite the latter’s attacks on his materialism.
This new article by Thomas Holden examines whether there is a contradiction in Hobbes’s views on the existence of a first cause.
A special edition of Philosophical Inquires: Revue des Philosophes Anglophones on the politics and philosophy of Thomas Hobbes and Francis Bacon
A new issue of Hobbes Studies is now available, with contributions from Noel Malcolm, Joanne Paul, Gregory J. Robson, Andrew T. Forcehimes, Nicholas Gooding and Juhana Lemetti.
A new German edition of Thomas Hobbes’s 1681 text Behemoth, or The Long Parliament. Translated, edited and introduced by Peter Schroder.
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