This new article argues that Hobbes intends Leviathan to disempower Cromwell and the Rump Parliament.
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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.
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This new article explores the conceptual relations Hobbes perceived between justice, law and property rights.
Rita Kogazon argues that the “office of the sovereign representative” defuses the mutual fears of parents and children, and within the commonwealth, the family is denaturalized and reconstituted as an educative institution whose purpose is to reinforce the artificial sovereign.
This new book by Luciano Venezia challenges the orthodox interpretation of Hobbes’s account of political obligation, and develops an alternative interpretation: the directives issued by the sovereign introduce authoritative requirements, so that the subjects are morally obligated to obey them.
Robin Douglass presents the first comprehensive study of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s engagement with Thomas Hobbes. He reconstructs the intellectual context of this engagement to reveal the deeply polemical character of Rousseau’s critique of Hobbes.
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