Trovati 25 documenti.
Trovati 25 documenti.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Abstract: 'the state of men without civil society (which state we may properly call the state of nature) is nothing else but a mere war of all against all.' Thomas Hobbes was the first great philosopher to write in English. His 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 intellectural and political strife of the seventeenth century. It is also a remarkably penetrating look at human nature, and a permanently relevant analysis of the fears of self-seeking that result in the war of 'each against every man'. In The Elements of Law Hobbes memorably sets out both the main lines of his general philosophy, later augmented in De Corpore (1655), and the moral and political philosophy later made famous in Leviathan (1651). Copies of Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, until 1889 printed as separate works, are rare antiques or scarcely less rare scholarly texts; this is the first complete popular edition. It is here supplemented by chapters from De Corpore and Three Lives, two from Hobbes's original Latin. These have never before been published together in English.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988
Cambridge texts in the history of political though
Abstract: In his introduction to this new translation by Russell Price, Professor Skinner presents a lucid analysis of Machiavelli's text as a response both to the world of Florentine politics, and as an attack on the advice-books for princes published by a number of his contemporaries. This new edition includes notes on the principal events in Machiavelli's life, and on the vocabulary of The Prince, as well as biographical notes on characters in the text.
[Chicago] University of Chicago Press 
Hammondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1979
Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, c1998.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy
Abstract: Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise (1670) is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the fallibility of both its authors and its interpreters. He argues that free enquiry is not only consistent with the security and prosperity of a state but actually essential to them, and that such freedom flourishes best in a democratic and republican state in which individuals are left free while religious organizations are subordinated to the secular power. His Treatise has profoundly influenced the subsequent history of political thought, Enlightenment 'clandestine' or radical philosophy, Bible hermeneutics, and textual criticism more generally. It is presented here in a new translation of great clarity and accuracy by Michael Silverthorne and Jonathan Israel, with a substantial historical and philosophical introduction by Jonathan Israel.
Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1968.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Cambridge texts in the history of political thought
Indianapolis, Ind. : Hackett Pub. Co., c1980.
New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, c2005.
New York : Springer-Verlag, c1995.
Textbooks in mathematical sciences
Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1972, c1963]
Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, 1999.
Rev. and enl. ed.
New York, N.Y. : Praeger, 1982.
New York, The Modern library [c194
New York : Penguin Books, 200
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1982.
2nd ed., Reissued with new Further reading.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2003.