Thomas Hobbes was the first great philosopher to write in English. His account of the human condition, first developed in "The Elements of Law" (1640) comprises "Human Nature" and "De Corpore Politico", is a direct product of the intellectual and political strife of the 17th century. It is also a remarkably penetrating look at human nature, and a permanently relevant analysis of the fears and self-seeking that result in the war of "each against every man". In "The Elements of Law" Hobbes memorably sets out both the main ...

Human Nature 1994, Oxford Paperbacks, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192831217

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