Science Et Esprit 68 (1):35-47 (2016)

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Ericka Tucker
Marquette University
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We do not generally take the Hobbesian project to be one that encourages human flourishing. I will argue that it is; indeed, I will propose that Hobbes attempts the first modern project to provide for the possibility of the diversity of human flourishing in the civil state. To do so, I will draw on the recent work of Donald Rutherford, who takes Hobbes to be a eudaimonist in the Aristotelian tradition.
Keywords Ethics  Eudaimonism  Thomas Hobbes  Hobbes  Early Modern Philosophy  Early Modern Ethics
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