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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 94 – Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes (1651)

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 94 – Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes (1651)

The Guardian - Robert McCrum

Thomas Hobbes’s essay on the social contract is both a founding text of western thought and a masterpiece of wit and imagination According to the 17th-century historian and gossip John Aubrey, Thomas Hobbes “was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men, he should have known no more than …

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