A new edition of Hobbes’s De homine has just been published.
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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 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.
Article considering whether Hobbes’s science of politics is compatible with his materialism. Sandra Leonie Field argues that Hobbes’s science of politics rests on a dual analysis of human beings: humans as complex material bodies in a network of mechanical forces, prone to passions and irrationality; and humans as subjects of right and obligation, morally exhortable by appeal to the standards of reason.
In this new book Robin Douglass reconstructs the intellectual context of this engagement to reveal the deeply polemical character of Rousseau’s critique of Hobbes and to show how Rousseau sought to expose that much modern natural law and doux commerce theory was indebted to a Hobbesian account of human nature and the origins of society.
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