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Human nature in Hobbes's political thought

Crockett, Peter William, 1954- 2002, Human nature in Hobbes's political thought, Ph.D. thesis, School of Social and International Studies, Deakin University.

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Title Human nature in Hobbes's political thought
Author Crockett, Peter William, 1954-
Institution Deakin University
School School of Social and International Studies
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2002
Keyword(s) Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679 - Contributions in political science
Political science - History - 17th century - Great Britain
Summary This study of Thomas Hobbes's political thought maintains that, in Hobbes's abstract and historically presented view, short-sighted and self-absorbed people engaged in war to their ultimate harm. In Hobbes's societal remedy, citizens submissively obeyed centralised rule. Their compliance, and detachment from the political process, satisfied their wish for peace.
Language eng
Description of original [v], 307 p. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 320.1092
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026708

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