1588, Apr 51679, Dec 4
an English philosopher, best known today for his work on political philosophy. His 1651 book Leviathan established social contract theory, the foundation of most later Western political philosophy. In addition to political philosophy, Hobbes also contributed to a diverse array of other fields, including history, geometry, the physics of gases, theology, ethics, and general philosophy.
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07/19/1674-Court of Holland bans books of Thomas Hobbes/Spinoza/Meyer 
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Joseph Butler known, among other things, for his critique of Thomas Hobbes's egoism and John Locke's theory of personal identity....
Robert Filmer
...Treatises of Government. Filmer also wrote critiques of Thomas Hobbes, John Milton, Hugo Grotius and Aristotle.
David Hume
...philosophy places him with John Locke, Francis Bacon, and Thomas Hobbes as a British Empiricist. Beginning with his...
Samuel Parker the Elder
...political position is often compared with that of Thomas Hobbes, but there are also clear differences; he was also...
Samuel von Pufendorf
...commentaries and revisions of the natural law theories of Thomas Hobbes and Hugo Grotius.
Matthew Wren
...monarchist who made qualified use of the ideas of Thomas Hobbes. He was fatally injured accompanying the duke at the...
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