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The aesthetic theory of Thomas Hobbes

Clarence De Witt Thorpe

The aesthetic theory of Thomas Hobbes

with special reference to his contribution to the psychological approach in English literary criticism.

by Clarence De Witt Thorpe

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Hobbes, Thomas, -- 1588-1679,
  • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Art -- Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 309-321.

    SeriesUniversity of Michigan publications -- v. 18
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 339 p.
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13525637M
    LC Control Number64013934
    OCLC/WorldCa372334

    Inevitably, natural law theory would be scrutinized. The major figures of the period—Rene Descartes (), Benedict de Spinoza (), John Locke () and Gottfried Leibniz ()—all tried, in one way or another, to reconcile the new secular ideas with . In The Poetics of Political Thinking. Davide Panagia focuses on the role that aesthetic sensibilities play in theorists’ evaluations of political arguments.. Examining works by thinkers from Thomas Hobbes to Jacques Rancière, Panagia shows how each one invokes aesthetic concepts and devices, such as metaphor, mimesis, imagination, beauty, and the by:

    Hobbes’s stance can be classified as opposing (anti), (inter)dependent of, neutral (un), or in favour of. As we shall see, Hobbes was and remained anti-Aristotelian on a number of matters, but when his own thinking (in particular, his political theory) matured, he became on certain issues un-Aristotelian. Nevertheless, Hobbes was. Hobbes' theory is mostly found in his book Leviathan. In it, he defines the state of nature (the prepolitical society) as a place where life is "nasty, brutish, and short." It's important to understand that Hobbes was writing after the Thirty Years War (a religious conflict between, primarily, the English Protestants and the Spanish Catholics.

    SOURCE: "The State," in Hobbes, Reprint by The University of Michigan Press, , pp. [In the following excerpt, Stephen examines Hobbes's conception of both the law of nature and.   Thomas Hobbes Philosopher Specialty Political philosophy Born Apr. 5, Westport near Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England Died Dec. 4, (at age 91) Derbyshire, England Nationality English Thomas Hobbes was a British philosopher who is remembered for his political ideas. His philosophy is arguably the most complete materialist of the 17th : Apr. 5, , Westport near Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England.


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Thomas Hobbes (/ h ɒ b z /; 5 April – 4 December ), in some older texts Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was an English philosopher, considered to be one of the founders of modern political philosophy. Hobbes is best known for his book Leviathan, which expounded an influential formulation of social contract theory.

In addition to political philosophy, Hobbes also contributed to a Alma mater: Magdalen Hall, Oxford, St John's. Thomas Hobbes - Biography and Works Thomas Hobbes () is regarded as the best known English political philosopher and a representative critic of the time. He is famous for his book Leviathan () where he develops his famous political and aesthetic theory.

Thomas Hobbes () is now recognized as one of the fathers of modern philosophy and political theory. Martinich has written the most complete and accessible biography of Hobbes available. The book takes full a ccount of the historical and cultural context in which Hobbes lived, drawing on both published and unpublished sources/5(8).

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). Thomas Hobbes, English political philosopher best known for his masterpiece Leviathan () and his contribution to social contract theory.

He viewed government primarily as a device for ensuring collective security and justified wide-ranging government powers on the basis of the self-interested consent of citizens. Dewey’s Philosophy of Art and Aesthetic Experience By Thomas Alexander Generally, philosophy tends to ignore art and aesthetic experience.

Indeed, the subject we know as “aesthetics” was inaugurated by a German academic, Alexander Baumgarten, as recently as It is true that Plato described his highest form of forms, the most truly real,Author: Thomas M. Alexander. Thomas Hobbes has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thomas Hobbes’s most popular book is Leviathan.

THOMAS HOBBES’S CHILDREN1 Children therefore, whether they be brought up and preserved by the father, or by the mother, or by whom-soever, are in most absolute subjection to him or her, that so bringeth them up, or preserveth them. And they may alienate them, that is, assign his or her do-minion, by selling, or giving them, in adoption or servi-File Size: KB.

Thomas Hobbes’s moral and political philosophy is constructed around the basic premise of social and political order, explaining how humans should live in peace under a sovereign power so as to avoid conflict within the ‘state of nature’.

Hobbes’s moral philosophy and political philosophy are intertwined; his moral thought is based around ideas of human nature, which determine the. This theory makes Hobbes the originator of the modern social contract theory (Deutsch, p. Locke, however, views man in a nicer light by countering that since we are governed by natural laws that come from a creator, then there also follows that Reviews: 8.

Thomas Hobbes was the older of the two men, being born in in Malmesbury, in Wiltshire, England. Early in the 17th century, Hobbes went to study at Oxford, graduating in Leviathan concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory.

Written during the English Civil War (–), Leviathan argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute wrote that civil war and situations identified with a state of nature and the famous motto Bellum /5().

At this time, too, the philosophical case against laughter was strengthened by Thomas Hobbes and René Descartes. Hobbes’ Leviathan ( []) describes human beings as naturally individualistic and competitive.

That makes us alert to signs that we are winning or losing. Outline Hobbes' theory on the social contract giving details on what he believed was needed to maintain it. I will attempt to answer this question by initially explaining what Hobbes' view on humanity was, since these views were what caused him to write his theory on the social contract, quote part of what he wrote regarding the subject and what it means in layman's terms What Hobbes believed.

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THOMAS State in Mr. Hobbes's Book entitled Leviathan 1 " Man only, created in the likeness of God Himself, is the only creature in the lining a theory of politics which is not vitiated by a confusion of thought. Filmer, indeed, ignores the theory of Social Contract.

(First in a series.) 1. What is the point of Thomas Hobbes’s moral philosophy?What question or questions of moral theory did he think he had settled.

In writing Leviathan, Hobbes evidently took great pride in his would-be achievement, in that field specifically. Near the end of the book’s First Part, “Of Man,” he claims to provide “the true and only moral philosophy.”. A Treatise of Human Nature is the first work ever published by David Hume, a man who revolutionized our understanding of philosophy.

Hume was an advocate of the skeptical school of philosophy and a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. He looks at the nature of human experience and cognition, showing that philosophy and reason can only be reflections of our nature.Thomas Hobbes and Political Theory Edited by Mary G.

Dietz. This volume explores, from a variety of perspectives, the political theory of the man who is arguably the greatest English political thinker. It is the first substantial collection of new, critical essays on Thomas Hobbes by leading scholars in over a decade.

“This book should.Behemoth, or The Long Parliament is essential to any reader interested in the historical context of the thought of Thomas Hobbes (). In De Cive () and Leviathan (), the great political philosopher had developed an analytical framework for discussing sedition, rebellion, and the breakdown of authority.

Behemoth, completed around and not published until/5.