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Hobbes and His Poetic Contemporaries

Cultural Transmission in Early Modern England

by Richard Hillyer

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Western philosophy, c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Early Modern English Poetry (1500-1700),
  • Philosophy Of The 16th And 17th Centuries,
  • Philosophy,
  • English,
  • Criticism,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry,
  • Philosophy / Criticism,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • 1588-1679,
  • Hobbes, Thomas,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400917M
    ISBN 101403976171
    ISBN 109781403976178

    Thomas Hobbes: the unity of scientific & moral wisdom / by: Herbert, Gary B. Published: () Hobbes and his poetic contemporaries cultural transmission in early modern England / by: Hillyer, Richard. Published: () Hobbes / by: Sorell, Tom.   Publisher description: Thomas Hobbes () was the first great English political philosopher, and his book Leviathan was one of the first truly modern works of philosophy. Richard Tuck shows that while Hobbes may indeed have been an atheist, he was far from pessimistic about human nature, nor did he advocate totalitarianism.

    Thomas Hobbes and his Contemporaries on the Natural Condition of Human Beings aims to explain how Hobbes's state of nature was understood by a contemporary readership, whose most important reference point for such a condition was the original condition of human beings at . ebrary has hundreds of books that support scholarly inquiry on Thomas Hobbes and his works. Listed below are a handful of digital texts that can be downloaded. For a more comprehensive list, please visit ebrary. Hobbes and his Poetic Contemporaries by Richard Hillyer. Hobbes and History.

    The book argues that what determined how Hobbes' seventeenth century readers responded to his description of the state of nature were their views on the effects of the Fall. Hobbes' contemporary critics, the majority of whom were Aristotelians and Arminians, thought that the Fall had corrupted human nature, although not to the extent implied by. According to John Aubrey, Harrington's contemporary and chronicler of the lives of prominent Englishmen, Neville encouraged Harrington to turn his literary aspirations from poetry to political discourse. If true, Neville's advice helped produce a prolific political writer passionately dedicated to the establishment of a commonwealth in England.


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Hobbes and His Poetic Contemporaries: Cultural Transmission in Early Modern England th Edition by R. Hillyer (Author). Ranging from Jonson to Rochester and including several critically neglected figures, select poetic contemporaries variously illuminate the scope of Hobbes's writing and the reach of his influence, in turn shedding diverse lights on the nature of their own : $ Ranging from Jonson to Rochester and including several critically neglected figures, select poetic contemporaries variously illuminate the scope of Hobbes's writing and the reach of his influence, in turn shedding diverse lights on the nature of their own work.

Table of contents (8 chapters) “How He Did Grow”: Hobbes, Hobbes, and Hobbes. About this book Introduction Ranging from Jonson to Rochester and including several critically neglected figures, select poetic contemporaries variously illuminate the scope of Hobbes's writing and the reach of his influence, in turn shedding diverse lights on the nature of their own work.

Hobbes and His Poetic Contemporaries: Cultural Transmission in Early Modern England | Richard Hillyer | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Hobbes's relationship to his contemporaries was therefore a complex one. His philosophy was intellectually powerful and seductive to those who were prepared to examine it closely.

But it contained many ideas that were undoubtedly politically dangerous, and it was a risk to espouse them too openly, certainly for several decades after they first. Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly referred to as Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (–) and published in (revised Latin edition ).

Its name derives from the biblical work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential. Thomas Hobbes has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thomas Hobbes’s most popular book is Leviathan.

Descartes and his Contemporaries recreates the tumultuous intellectual community of seventeenth-century Europe and provides a detailed, modern analysis of the Meditations in its historical context. The book's chapters examine the arguments and positions of each of the objectors—Hobbes, Gassendi, Arnauld, Morin, Caterus, Bourdin, and others.

In political philosophy: Hobbes The Leviathan () horrified most of his contemporaries; Hobbes was accused of atheism and of “maligning the Human Nature.” But, if his remedies were tactically impractical, in political philosophy he had gone very deep by providing the sovereign nation-state with a pragmatic justification and directing it.

Hobbes and the making of modern political thought by: Hull, Gordon, Published: () Hobbes and his poetic contemporaries cultural transmission in early modern England / by: Hillyer, Richard. Published: ().

Hobbes’ De Cive and Leviathan were among a number of books condemned and burnt by the University of Oxford in Hobbes’s most famous work, Leviathan, was published intwo years after Charles I had been executed by the administrators of the Long Parliament, the leaders of the first nonmonarchial government in English history.

Hobbes’s concerns are clarified by considering the domestic and international politics of the s and the contemporary use of classical texts to promote England’s intervention in wars abroad.

Hobbes’s critical view of such intervention also encourages us to discern aspects of his. Download Citation | Hobbes and his poetic contemporaries: Cultural transmission in early modern England | Ranging from Jonson to Rochester and including several critically neglected figures.

Hobbes is best known for his book Leviathan, in which he expounds an influential formulation of social contract theory. In addition to political philosophy, Hobbes contributed to a diverse array of other fields, including history, jurisprudence, geometry, the physics of gases, theology, and ethics, as well as philosophy in general.

Some Contemporary Critics of Thomas Hobbes By J. THOMAS THE contemporary critics of Thomas Hobbes have received but State in Mr. Hobbes's Book entitled Leviathan 1 " Man only, created in the likeness of God Himself, is the only creature in the world, that out of the malignity of his own nature, and the base.

Hobbes and his poetic contemporaries: cultural transmission in early modern England. [Richard Hillyer] -- "As an exceptionally long-lived author () whose protracted development, late appearance in print, subsequent muzzling, and profound notoriety raise fascinating questions about how, when, and.

Hobbes’s contemporaries and some modern commentators draw attention to the distinctively paradoxical character of the philosopher’s writing. The chapter examines the role of paradox in Hobbes’s arguments and argues that the use of paradox constituted one of Hobbes’s most distinctive writing strategies.

The chapter considers Hobbes’s discussion of paradox in its contemporaneous. Hobbes and his poetic contemporaries: cultural transmission in early modern England.

[Richard Hillyer] -- As an exceptionally long-lived author () whose protracted development, late appearance in print, subsequent muzzling, and profound notoriety raise fascinating questions about how, when, and. Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury (5 April – 4 December ), in some older texts Thomas Hobbs of Malmsbury, was an English philosopher, best known today for his work on political philosophy.

His book Leviathan established the foundation for most of Western political philosophy from the perspective of social contract theory.Hobbes’s Answer to Davenant judges that “The languages of the Greekes and Romanes (by their Colonies and Conquests) have put off flesh and bloud, and are become immutable, which none of the moderne tongues are like to be.” 1 Soon celebrating the arrival of English literature’s golden age, his compatriots then accumulated “Colonies and Conquests” at a rate shaming “Greekes and.

Thomas Hobbes and his Contemporaries on the Natural Condition of Human Beings aims to explain how Hobbes's state of nature was understood by a contemporary readership, whose most important reference point for such a condition was the original condition of human beings at the creation, in other words in : Helen Thornton.