The Resource Hobbes and the making of modern political thought, Gordon Hull

Hobbes and the making of modern political thought, Gordon Hull

Label
Hobbes and the making of modern political thought
Title
Hobbes and the making of modern political thought
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Hull
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Hobbes and the Making of Modern Political Thought considers what it is that makes the study of Hobbes so compelling. Gordon Hull reads Hobbes as the first 'modern' political philosopher. In Hobbes we find the combination of an anomalous and anachronistic view of geometry and a radical, almost post-modern understanding of language. After situation Hobbes against the late scholastic and Machiavellian traditions against which he wrote, the book studies Hobbes's neglected writings on mathematics and language. That analysis then motivates a rereading of his famous pronouncements about the state of
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
320.1092
Index
index present
LC call number
B1247
LC item number
.H85 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in British philosophy
Label
Hobbes and the making of modern political thought, Gordon Hull
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-196) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the politics of construction -- A genealogical context of modern political thought -- More geometrico -- Nominalism redux -- The state of nature -- Constructing politics -- Conclusion : from erasing nature to producing the multitude
Control code
ocn601821116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 206 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282453098
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24713351
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)601821116
  • pebcs1282453092

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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