Tag: Biography


  • Aubrey’s Brief Lives [Late 17th c.]

    - John Aubrey (Oliver Lawson Dick, ed., David R. Godine, 1999)
    A contemporary account of the life of Thomas Hobbes by the famous chronicler John Aubrey.
  • Thomas Hobbes, Der Mann und Der Denker: Zweite, Erweiterte Der Schrift “Hobbes Leben und Lehre”

    - Ferdinand Toennies (Osterwieck/Harz, und Leipzig, 1912)
    An account of the life and thought of Hobbes by one of the greatest German sociologists, Ferdinand Toennies, whose classic work, Community and Civil Society, was influenced by his study of Hobbes.  In German.
  • Hobbes: A Biography

    - A. P. Martinich (Cambridge University Press, 1999)
    A. P. Martinich’s accessible biography takes full account of the historical and cultural context in which Hobbes lived, drawing on both published and unpublished sources.  The author is a Professor of Philosophy and the author or editor of nine books,… More
  • Aspects of Hobbes

    - Noel Malcom (Oxford University Press, 2002)
    These essays are the fruit of many years’ research by one of the world’s leading Hobbes scholars. Noel Malcolm offers succinct introductions to Hobbes’s life and thought and studies of many different aspects of his political philosophy, his… More