This page lists events and conferences on Thomas Hobbes organised by the European Hobbes Society and others.

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    Thomas Hobbes and the Politics of Religion

    King’s College London

    This is the first of two workshops part of the European Hobbes Society's inaugural research project on Hobbes and the Politics of religion. See here for more information.

    Teresa Bejan (Toronto): ‘Hobbes against Hate Speech’

    Sharon Lloyd (USC): ‘Hobbes's Attack on Claims of Conscience’

    Takuya Okada (Tokyo): ‘Hobbes on Enthusiasm and Politics: The Philology of "Spirit" in Leviathan in Historical Context’

    Arash Abizadeh (McGill): ‘Hobbes's Conventionalist Theism: God as an Artificial Person by Fiction’

    Elad Carmel (Oxford): ‘Hobbes and Early English Deism’

    Franck Lessay (Sorbonne, Paris 3): ‘The Religion of Politics’

    Joanne Paul (NCH): ‘Counsel and Command in Hobbes’s Political and Religious Thought’

    Al Martinich (Austin, Texas): ‘Sovereignty and Omnipotence in Hobbes’s Leviathan

    Ted Miller (Alabama): ‘Not Just Job, but David: Hobbes, Theodicy and the Prosperity of the Wicked’

    Justin Champion (Royal Holloway): ‘Hobbes’s Enlightenment History of Religion: Historical and Literary Sources in the Historia Ecclesiastica

    Alex Chadwick (QMUL): ‘The Problem of Religion in Hobbes’s Account of Motivation’

    Alissa MacMillan (Toulouse): ‘Hobbes on Curiosity and Religion’

    Jon Parkin (Oxford): ‘Hobbes and the Future of Religion’