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Published: 08 December 2005

326 Pages

ISBN: 9780199268474

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The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Jeffrey R. Collins

  • Challenges the conventional view that Hobbes was an idiosyncratic royalist
  • A revisionist thesis about Hobbes and his place in the broader history of the English Revolution
  • Uses a large body of new or newly exploited sources
  • A new interpretation of the thinking of one of Britain's major philosophers