Thomas hobbs

Tuan Anh VS Gisselle Chirinos


1/ 5 April 1588 Westport near Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England

2/ Hobbes viewed government primarily as a device for ensuring collective security.

3/ One controversy has dominated interpretations of Hobbes.

4/He is infamous for having used the social contract method to arrive at the astonishing conclusion that we ought to submit to the authority of an absolute undivided and unlimited sovereign power.


5. 1/3 “Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, etc. were brilliant radicals who absorbed the Enlightenment ideas and incorporated them into the first modern democracy.”

2/3 In 1631, while again tutoring a young Cavendish, Hobbes' philosophy began to take form, and his Short Tract on First Principles appeared.

3/3 In the writings of Thomas Hobbes, the great 17th-century political theorist, we find a keen analysis of the danger ISIS poses to civilized life in the 21st century.

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