Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition
By (author) Jean Hampton
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Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition by Jean Hampton
Book DescriptionThis major study of Hobbes' political philosophy draws on recent developments in game and decision theory to explore whether the thrust of the argument in Leviathan, that it is in the interests of the people to create a ruler with absolute power, can be shown to be cogent. Professor Hampton has written a book of vital importance to political philosophers, political and social scientists, and intellectual historians.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521368278
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Aug-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jean Hampton
Intrinsic Worth of Persons, Paperback (November 2006)
Brings a distinctive approach to bear on topics such as guilt, punishment and self-respect.
Political Philosophy, Paperback (October 1996)
In this sophisticated yet accessible text, Hampton neatly synthesizes the classical tradition, the giants of the modern period, the dominant topics of the 20th century, as well as the new questions and concerns that are just beginning to rewrite contemporary political philosophy.
Idea of Democracy, Paperback (February 1995)
The essays in this book address a variety of foundational questions about democracy.
Forgiveness and Mercy, Paperback (August 1990)» View all books by Jean Hampton
This book explores the philosophical arguments about the nature of forgiveness, mercy and specific passions in the legal process.
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