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Thomas Hobbes

Philosopher, Author (5-Apr-1588 — 4-Dec-1679)


Anat Biletzki. Talking Wolves: Thomas Hobbes on the Language of Politics and the Politics of Language. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1997. 212pp.

Norberto Bobbio. Translated by Daniela Gobetti. Thomas Hobbes and the Natural Law Tradition. University of Chicago Press. 1993. 228pp.

Jeffrey R. Collins. The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes. Oxford University Press. 2005. 313pp.

Douglas M. Jesseph. Squaring the Circle: The War Between Hobbes and Wallis. University of Chicago Press. 1999. 419pp.

Laurie M. Johnson. Thucydides, Hobbes, and the Interpretation of Realism. Northern Illinois University Press. 1993. 259pp.

Noel Malcolm. Aspects of Hobbes. Oxford University Press. 2002. 644pp.

Aloysius Martinich. Hobbes: A Biography. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 390pp.

Aloysius Martinich. The Two Gods of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes on Religion and Politics. Cambridge University Press. 2003. 452pp.

Aloysius Martinich. Thomas Hobbes. St. Martin's Press. 1997. 156pp.

Quentin Skinner. Reason and Rhetoric in the Philosophy of Hobbes. Cambridge University Press. 1996. 477pp.

Quentin Skinner. Hobbes and Republican Liberty. Cambridge University Press. 2008. 270pp.

Tom Sorell (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes. Cambridge University Press. 1996. 404pp.

Robert E. Stillman. The New Philosophy and Universal Languages in Seventeenth-Century England: Bacon, Hobbes, and Wilkins. Bucknell University Press. 1995. 359pp.

Leo Strauss. Translated by E. M. Sinclair. Political Philosophy of Hobbes. University of Chicago Press. 1973. 194pp.

Richard Tuck. Hobbes. Oxford University Press. 1989. 127pp. Later subtitled, A Very Short Introduction.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.716)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.191)

  8. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.270-72)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.476)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.239)

  11. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.147)

  12. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (pp.254-56)

  13. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.248)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.103)

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