The Elements of Law, Natural and Politic.

Book format: ePub. Elibron Classics. Digitized replica of 1889 edition by Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., London.

ISBN 9781402137365 paperback
ISBN 9781421274607 hardcover

SKU: 10061330
  • Subtitle: Edited with a Preface and Critical Notes, by Ferdinand Tцnnies. To Which Are Subjoined Selected Extracts from Unprinted Mss. of Thomas Hobbes.
  • Author(s): Thomas Hobbes.
  • ISBN: 9780543011022
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Thomas Hobbes’ timeless account of the human condition, first developed in The Elements of Law (1640), which comprises Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, is a direct product of the intellectual and political strife of the seventeenth century. His analysis of the war between the individual and the group lays out the essential strands of his moral and political philosophy later made famous in Leviathan. This first ever complete paperback edition of Human Nature and De Corpore Politico is also supplemented by chapters from Hobbes’ later work De Corpore and “The Three Lives,” never before published together in English.

Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury (5 April 1588 – 4 December 1679), in some older texts Thomas Hobbs of Malmsbury, was an English philosopher, best known today for his work on political philosophy. His 1651 book Leviathan established the foundation for most of Western political philosophy from the perspective of social contract theory.


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