Publish date: October 11th 2008
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
The Open Syllabus Project, the systematic study of over one million college syllabi ranks this book as the seventh most popular book cited by syllabi. After having listened to this book I know exactly why. The Age of Enlightenment starts with this book.It's clear that the project of the Enlightenmen...
to findRead this waay back when. Time for a revisit.
Whereas I am trying to broaden my knowledge base and learn more basic philosophy, and whereas I am reading for pleasure rather than to create or support any argument, and whereas Hobbes likes to define and use italics profusely, and whereas his writing is in a style most soporific and whereas it tak...
The good news is, Hobbes writes beautifully. The bad news is, I hate reading classical philosophy because when the philosopher says something I disagree with, I want to argue with him and I can't because he's dead. In this case, Hobbes just defended the idea that if you agree to pay ransom to someon...