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Thomas Hobbes

English philosopher

1588   -   1679

country of citizenship: England, United Kingdom
educated at: University of Oxford
occupation: writer, political scientist, mathematician, philosopher, economist, politician

Thomas Hobbes (; 5 April 1588 – 4 December 1679), in some older texts Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was an English philosopher, considered to be one of the founders of modern political philosophy. Hobbes is best known for his 1651 book Leviathan, which expounded an influential formulation of social contract theory. In addition to political philosophy, Hobbes also contributed to a diverse array of other fields, including history, jurisprudence, geometry, the physics of gases, theology, ethics, and general philosophy.
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works

5

Leviathan

book by Thomas Hobbes

author: Thomas Hobbes
illustrator: Abraham Bosse

1650

Behemoth

book by Thomas Hobbes

author: Thomas Hobbes

De Cive

book by Thomas Hobbes

author: Thomas Hobbes

1641

De Corpore

book by Thomas Hobbes

author: Thomas Hobbes

Leviathan

Latin book by Thomas Hobbes

author: Thomas Hobbes

1667

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