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Deception, politics and aesthetics: The importance of Hobbes’s concept of metaphor
In recent years, we have witnessed renewed interest in metaphors in political theory. In this context, Hobbes’s theory of metaphor is of great importance as it helps us understand aesthetic qualitiesExpand
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Hobbes’s hidden monster: A new interpretation of the frontispiece of Leviathan
In recent years, much work has been done on the role of images in Hobbes. But there is an unsolved riddle with regard to the famous frontispiece of Leviathan (1651). Why is there nothing monstrous inExpand
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Incest and Liberal Neutrality
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Monstret i mig : Myter om gränser och vilddjur
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Hobbes contra Liberty of Conscience
It has often been argued that, notwithstanding his commitment to the authoritarian state, Thomas Hobbes is a champion of the “minimal” version of liberty of conscience: namely, the freedom ofExpand
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Leviathan, the Beast of Myth: Medusa, Dionysos, and the Riddle of Hobbes's Sovereign Monster
Leviathan, the Beast of Myth: Medusa, Dionysos, and the Riddle of Hobbes's Sovereign Monster
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A Portrait of the Warrior as a Beast : Hunter, Soldier, Man and Animal in Sophokles’ Trachiniai and Schwarzenegger’s Predator
A Portrait of the Warrior as a Beast : Hunter, Soldier, Man and Animal in Sophokles’ Trachiniai and Schwarzenegger’s Predator
Order, the ocean, and Satan: Schmitt’s Hobbes, National Socialism, and the enigmatic ambiguity of friend and foe
Schmitt’s book on Hobbes’s Leviathan, published in 1938, has attracted much interest among scholars. Yet few have addressed the enigmatic vagueness and ambiguity of his interpretation of the monsterExpand
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Acknowledgements
Taylor and Francis FCRI_A_479329. gm 10.1080/ Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 369230 (pri t)/1743-8772 (online) O ginal Art cle 2 10 & Francis 0 0 002010 The essaysExpand
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