THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF HOBBES'S POLITICAL THOUGHT*

@article{Hamilton2014THESC,
  title={THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF HOBBES'S POLITICAL THOUGHT*},
  author={J. Hamilton},
  journal={Modern Intellectual History},
  year={2014},
  volume={11},
  pages={1 - 29}
}
  • J. Hamilton
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Modern Intellectual History
The social context of Hobbes's political thought is ripe for reassessment in light of advances in the social history of seventeenth-century England in the past half-century. The evidence does not support C. B. Macpherson's claim that England had a “possessive market society” which became the social model for Hobbes's political theory, nor the case that Hobbes was a bourgeois ideologist. A new examination of his social theory, his social identity, his social prejudices and his understanding of… Expand
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