Hobbes, Thomas

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Many readers see in Hobbes’s writings the underpinning for orientations as diverse as absolutism in domestic politics, realism in international relations, liberalism in economics, and legal positivism in jurisprudence; the accuracy of such claims forms the basis for rich debate.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory
EditorsBryan S. Turner, Chang Kyung-Sup, Cynthia F. Epstein, Peter Kivisto, J. Michael Ryan, William Outhwaite
ISBN (Print)9781118430873
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017


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