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

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Event Information:

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    Fifth Meeting of the European Hobbes Society

    King's College London

    Johan Olsthoorn (Leuven): ‘Hobbes’s attempt to secularize the domain of justice of actions’.

    Teresa Bejan (Columbia): ‘ “If it be without contention”: Hobbes on difference without disagreement’.

    Signy Gutnick Allen (Queen Mary University of London): ‘Can the case of criminals help us to understand the Hobbesian right to rebel?’

    Juhana Lemetti (Helsinki): ‘Hobbes on distinctions’.

    Robin Douglass (King’s College London): ‘Leviathans old and new; or, what Collingwood saw in Hobbes’.

    Daniel Eggers (Cologne): ‘The universal ius in omnia and the necessity of leaving the state of nature’.

    Paul Davis (Princeton): ‘Devil in the details: how Hobbes rewrote the Bible’.

    Laurens van Apeldoorn (Leiden): ‘Hobbes on the role of the intellect in moral reasoning’

    Luciano Venezia (Quilmes): ‘The difference between the state of nature and the commonwealth’.

    Adrian Blau (King’s College London): ‘Hobbes today: how (not) to draw contemporary insights from history of political thought’.

    Dietrich Schotte (Marburg), ‘How to study Carl Schmitt’s “The Leviathan in the State Theory of Thomas Hobbes” ’.