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Brill's studies in intellectual history ; v. 187.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -188) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Hobbe's and Locke's contract theories: political not metaphysical Pacifying politics: resistance, violence, and accountability in seventeenth-century contract theory When Hobbes needed history Hobbesian absolutism and the paradox in modern contractarianism The composition of Hobbe's Elements of law The difficulties of Hobbes interpretation Afterword: Theorists of the absolutist.