What is his greatest achievements in life?
Thomas Hobbes became the first English translator of Thucycdidesi History of the Peloponnesian War.
Hobbes is most famous for his book Leviathan (1651). The book concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory. Thomas Hobbes argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign. Hobbes wrote that chaos or civil war — situations identified with a state of nature and the famous motto Bellum omnium contra omnes ("the war of all against all") — could only be averted by strong central government.
What are his political thoughts and beliefs?
Who are you going to list as their 2 friends from the enlightenment period?
Benjamin "Ben" Jonson was an English playwright, poet, actor and literary critic of the 17th century, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy. He popularised the comedy of humors.
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban PC KC was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England.
who are going list as their 2 friends from the 21st century?
Paolo Diego Bubbio
Is a Senior Research Fellow in philosophy at the Western Sydney University. He is known for his research onpost-Kantian philosophy, hermeneutics and philosophy of religion. He received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Turin.
(born in Cagliari, 3 August 1938) is an philosopher. He is Professor of the history of philosophy at the UCLA University, Los Angeles California, and also teaches at the University of Pisa and Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa.
Why did you chose those two people as friends from 21st century?
Write a famous quote from your Enlightenment thinker and explain in your own words what you think this quote means?
Thomas Hobbes had many quotes. But I like a quote "Words are the money of fools"Seventeenth century philosopher Thomas Hobbes said that words are wise men's counters, but they are the money of fools. Words are the counters of wise men, and the money of fools was a quote by Thomas Hobbes. It can mean different things to different people, but it generally means that wise men use words well and fools get in trouble with their use of words.