Hobbes, Locke, and Confusion's Masterpiece: An Examination of Seventeenth-Century Political Philosophy

Cambridge University Press (2003)
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In this major study of the foundations of modern political theory the eminent political philosopher T. R. Harrison explains, analyzes, and criticizes the work of Hobbes, Locke, and their contemporaries. He provides a full account of the turbulent historical background that shaped the political, intellectual, and religious content of this philosophy. The book explores such questions as the limits of political authority and the relation of the legitimacy of government to the will of its people in non-technical, accessible prose that will appeal to students of philosophy, politics, theology and history.
Keywords Political science History
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Call number JC153.H66.H37 2003
ISBN(s) 052101719X   0521817005   9780521017190
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Johan Tralau (2010). Thomas Hobbes, Carl Schmitt, and Three Conceptions of Politics. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 13 (2):261-274.
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