Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition (Paperback)Jean Hampton (author)
Paperback 316 Pages / Published: 26/08/1988
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This major study of Hobbes' political philosophy draws on recent developments in game and decision theory to explore whether the thrust of the argument in Leviathan, that it is in the interests of the people to create a ruler with absolute power, can be shown to be cogent. Professor Hampton has written a book of vital importance to political philosophers, political and social scientists, and intellectual historians.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 316
Weight: 470 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 18 mm
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