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Hobbes And Human Nature

Lou Marinoff | TLS | 11th January 2019

Action-packed account of the life and thought of Thomas Hobbes, “The Monster of Malmesbury”, who horrified gentler minds in 17C England with his argument that human beings were “self-serving, rapacious predators” whose “state of nature” was perpetual warfare, and whose only hope of a decent l…

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