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Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes was an English translator, author, and philosopher. Considered to be one of the founders of modern political philosophy, Hobbes worked as a tutor while he first studied the subject. Witnessing political turmoil throughout his life, including a civil war and the Restoration period, Hobbes began to publish his theories. Because some of his work was perceived to promote atheism, which was illegal in his time, Hobbes gained a reputation of infamy. However, because the young king in...See more