David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1996)
This major new work from Quentin Skinner presents a fundamental reappraisal of the political theory of Hobbes. Using, for the first time, the full range of manuscript as well as printed sources, it documents an entirely new view of Hobbes's intellectual development, and re-examines the shift from a humanist to a scientific culture in European moral and political thought. By examining Hobbes's philosophy against the background of his humanist education, Professor Skinner rescues this most difficult and challenging of political philosophers from the intellectual isolation in which he is so often discussed. This book presents a splendid exemplification of the 'Cambridge' contextual approach to the study of intellectual history with which Professor Skinner himself is especially associated. It will be of interest and importance to a wide range of scholars in history, philosophy, politics, and literary theory.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$21.92 used (48% off) $34.78 new (18% off) $39.17 direct from Amazon (7% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B1248.R43.S55 1996|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
R. W. Serjeantson (1999). Testimony and Proof in Early-Modern England. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 30 (2):195-236.
Olli Lagerspetz (2012). Peter Winch on Political Authority and Political Culture. Philosophical Investigations 35 (3-4):277-302.
Similar books and articles
By John Whipple (2008). Hobbes on Miracles. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 89 (1):117–142.
P. X. Monaghan (2010). A Novel Interpretation of Plato's Theory of Forms. Metaphysica 11 (1):63-78.
Patrick Riley (2007). Kant Against Hobbes in Theory and Practice. Journal of Moral Philosophy 4 (2):194-206.
H. E. Baber (1987). How Bad Is Rape? Hypatia 2 (2):125 - 138.
Richard F. Flathman (1998). :Reason and Rhetoric in the Philosophy of Hobbes. Ethics 108 (4):820-823.
Gabriella Slomp (2007). Kant Against Hobbes: Reasoning and Rhetoric. Journal of Moral Philosophy 4 (2):207-222.
J. L. Schellenberg (2005). The Hiddenness Argument Revisited (II). Religious Studies 41 (3):287 - 303.
Karl Schuhmann (1998). Skinner's Hobbes. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 6 (1):115 – 125.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads35 ( #53,321 of 1,102,037 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #306,606 of 1,102,037 )
How can I increase my downloads?