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Leviathan

Thomas Hobbes
Edited with an introduction by J. C. A. Gaskin

September 2008

ISBN: 9780199537280

576 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

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He that is to govern a whole nation, must read in himself, not this, or that particular man; but mankind.

Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation. This new edition reproduces the first printed text, retaining the original punctuation but modernizing the spelling. It offers the most useful annotation available, an introduction that guides the reader through the complexities of Hobbes's arguments, and a substantial index.

About the Author(s)

Thomas Hobbes

Edited with an introduction by J. C. A. Gaskin, Professor, Chair, and Fellow, Trinity College, Dublin

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