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French Hobbes scholarship: New book on Leibniz and Hobbes

Leibniz lecteur critique de Hobbes (E. Marquer & P. Rateau eds), Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal-Vrin, 2017.

A new volume edited by Éric Marquer and Paul Rateau analyzes Hobbes’s influence on Leibniz, shows that Leibniz “knew his Hobbes” and how he engages with Hobbes’s philosophy in his teachings on physics, theory of knowledge, morals, law and, of course, politics. An appendix includes the two letters from Leibniz to Hobbes (1670 et 1674), translated in French.