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  • Hardcover: 556 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (30 July 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521836670
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521836678
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3 x 22.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,773,273 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Jon Parkin has an MA in Modern History from the University of Oxford (1991) and a PhD in Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge (1995). Jon was the Centenary Research Fellow at Selwyn College, Cambridge (1995-1998) and British Academy Post-doctoral Research fellow in the History Department at King's College, London (1998-9). He went on to hold the posts of Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics at the University of York (1999-2012), before returning to St Hugh's as Fellow and Tutor in Modern History in 2012. He is also Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Jon is the author of (amongst others) Science, Religion and Politics in Restoration England (1999), an edition of Richard Cumberland's Treatise of the Laws of Nature (2005), a monograph on the reception of Thomas Hobbes in England, Taming the Leviathan (2007) and co-editor (with Timothy Stanton) of Natural Law and Toleraion (2013).


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'These papers herald a new era in Hobbesian studies.' Contemporary Review

'This collection, bringing together many distinguished historians of ideas from around the globe, will no doubt be the first port of call for those students and scholars new to Hobbes' greatest work.' British Journal for the History of Philosophy

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The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes's 'Leviathan' makes a new departure in Hobbes scholarship, addressing a philosopher whose major works, including Leviathan, were published in Latin on the Continent, and whose impact was as great on Continental European theories of state and legal systems as it was at home.

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