Thomas Hobbes

Standard Name: Hobbes, Thomas


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Education Joan Riley
As a young child in Jamaica, JR says she found escape from the harsh realities of her life on the shelves of the local library. Reading whatever was available, she ranged from Shakespeare to...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
He was immensely influential. As editor of the Cornhill Magazine from 1871 to 1882, he published Henry James , Thomas Hardy , Matthew Arnold , Robert Browning , and George Meredith , among others.
Rosenbaum, S. P. “An Educated Man’s Daughter: Leslie Stephen, Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group”. Virginia Woolf: New Critical Essays, edited by Patricia Clements and Isobel Grundy, Vision; Barnes and Noble, pp. 32-56.
Friends, Associates Margaret Cavendish
During their exile, the marquess entertained influential materialist thinkers Thomas Hobbes , Pierre Gassendi , and René Descartes ; Margaret Cavendish says she made no contribution to their learned discussions, but it seems likely that...
Intertextuality and Influence Edith J. Simcox
The work was, according to her biographer, a statement of the scientific rationalist's ethical position.
McKenzie, Keith Alexander, and Gordon S. Haight. Edith Simcox and George Eliot. Oxford University Press.
Several of her assertions challenge traditional Christian ideology. For example she notes that there is no prospect of the...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Conway
AC wrote partly in response to the Kabbala denudata, a Latin work taken via Spanish from thirteenth-century Hebrew. She also refers to refuters of Spinoza and Hobbes . She is anti-Cartesian , but...
Publishing Catharine Macaulay
CM published, with her name and through a different publisher, Dilly , a second edition of her Loose Remarks on Hobbes.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
27 (1769): 224
Textual Features Catharine Macaulay
The topic of this pamphlet is the Corsican independence struggle; it attacks Hobbes for monarchist views. It sets out a constitution for a hypothetical free Corsica, influenced by James Harrington 's utopian Oceana, written...
Textual Features Jane Loudon
This strikingly inventive and ingenious tale seems to owe a good deal to Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein (though Shelley receives no tribute in passing, as do R. B. Sheridan , Byron , and especially Scott
Textual Production Catharine Macaulay
CM published an anonymous pamphlet, Loose Remarks on Hobbes, in the form of a letter to Pascal or Pasquale Paoli , Corsican national leader.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
23 (1767): 284
Textual Production Catharine Macaulay
Its full title is Loose Remarks on Certain Positions to be Found in Mr. Hobbes 's Philosophical Rudiments of Government and Society. With a short Sketch of a Democratical Form of Government. In a Letter...
Textual Production Edith J. Simcox
She began work on this book as early as 1878.
McKenzie, Keith Alexander, and Gordon S. Haight. Edith Simcox and George Eliot. Oxford University Press.
Her wish was to create a History of Appropriation and she confided to her journal: my ambition would be satisfied by a place in...
Textual Production John Oliver Hobbes
She had first approached Macmillan to publish the book, but they wanted the title changed and the last chapter revised. Hobbes refused, and approached Unwin's , which (on the advice of its reader, Edward Garnett


1651: Thomas Hobbes published Leviathan, a political...

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Thomas Hobbes published Leviathan, a politicaltreatise which was also foundational for British philosophical and social thinking.


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