Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition

Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition

Book - 1986
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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 [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986
ISBN: 9780521261845
0521261848
Branch Call Number: JC153.H66 H36 1986
Characteristics: xii, 299 p. ; 24 cm

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