Mortal Gods: Science, Politics, and the Humanist Ambitions of Thomas Hobbes

Pennsylvania State University Press (2011)
The humanist face of Hobbes's mathematics, part 1 -- Constraints that enable the imitation of God -- King of the children of pride : the imitation of God in context -- Architectonic ambitions : mathematics and the demotion of physics -- Eloquence and the audience thesis -- All other doctrines exploded : Hobbes, history, and the struggle over teaching -- The humanist face of Hobbes's mathematics, part 2 : Leviathan and the making of a masque-text -- Appendix. Who is a geometer?.
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Call number B1247.M49 2011
ISBN(s) 9780271048918   0271048913   9780271048925
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