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Hobbes

Thomas. 1588--1679, English political philosopher. His greatest work is the Leviathan (1651), which contains his defence of absolute sovereignty
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(1) "A escolha de tratar ao mesmo tempo de Hobbes e Boyle tern algo de genial, uma vez que o novo principio de simetria, destinado a explicar ao mesmo tempo a natureza e a sociedade (ver abaixo) nos e imposto pela primeira vez nos estudos sobre a ciencia atraves de duas grandes figuras do inicio da era moderna.
(4) Os dois primeiros dialogos embora nao tratem da guerra "em si", sao para Hobbes partes dela, ja que, para o filosofo, a luta nao e somente o combate, mas quando os homens estao dispostos a isso: "[...] Pois a guerra nao consiste apenas na batalha, ou no ato de lutar, mas naquele lapso de tempo durante o qual a vontade de travar a batalha e suficientemente conhecida [...]" (HOBBES Leviata, Cap.
BECAUSE HOBBES FAMOUSLY CLAIMED to be the founder of political philosophy proper, Stauffer spends a good amount of time explaining why he believed all prior attempts to be fallacious.
The case for Hobbes as a natural law liberal or simply as a natural lawyer of any kind rests upon two claims about the natural law: "First, the human good, which is grounded in a notion of human nature as fixed, provides basic reason(s) for action.
Based on Hobbes's theory, there is a causal and steady relationship between compliance with political power and social peace.
Hobbes e Rousseau: Entre la autocracia y la Democracia, sobretudo a terceira parte.