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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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 article by Quentin Skinner offers an interpretation of the frontispieces Hobbes included in his two main works of political philosophy, De cive and Leviathan.
This article follows the hypothesis that resolving the dilemma presented in Victoria Kahn’s interpretation of Hobbes requires a shift in attention from mimesis to rhetoric and, more specifically, to biological rhetoric as defined by Nancy Struever.
This article shows how Thomas Hobbes, the influential theoretical founder of the modern state, can account for the modern “manual” of authoritarian leadership, with its distinctive use of rule of law and constitutions, voting and elections, and a free marketplace as means to enhance power and consolidate rule.
New chapter by Ioannis Evrigenis on Hobbes and Rousseau on Human Nature and State of Nature
This article closely analyses Hobbes’s scriptural case for two aspects of eschatology: the doctrine of mortalism and the terrestrial kingdom of God.
This new article uncovers a series of surprising and unconventional renderings in Thomas Hobbes’s translation of Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian War.
From 18-20 Nov 2021, 15 scholars from 10 different countries and for the first time 8 graduate students from the University of Zagreb gathered together in the old and beautiful Mediterranean city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, for the Third Biennial Conference of the European Hobbes Society. As always, it was a joy to see familiar faces as well as to introduce new ones.
A Companion to Hobbes is an expertly curated collection of essays offering close textual engagement with the thought of Thomas Hobbes in his major works while probing his ideas regarding natural philosophy, mathematics, human nature, civil philosophy, religion, and more.
The European Hobbes Society met for its Third Biennial Conference, held at Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, 18-20 November 2021.
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