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Subverting the Leviathan

James R. Martel

Subverting the Leviathan

reading Thomas Hobbes as a radical democrat

by James R. Martel

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hobbes, Thomas, -- 1588-1679.,
  • Political science -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames R. Martel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC153.H659 M35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17841692M
    ISBN 109780231139847, 9780231511483
    LC Control Number2007009049


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