Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 August 2020

336 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197533864

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Hobbes and Spinoza on Power and Popular Politics

Sandra Leonie Field

  • Puts the political philosophies of Hobbes and Spinoza in critical conversation and establishes a new interpretation of the relationship between them
  • Carries out a sustained analysis of the political concept of power as causal capacity, potentia
  • Proposes a new criterion for political phenomena to count as expressions of popular power

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