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Hobbes’s Philosophy in De Cive and Leviathan

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This commentary on Bernard Gert’s Hobbes: Prince of Peace offers criticism of Gert’s assumption that the conceptual basis of the moral and political theory that Hobbes expounds in De Cive is the same as the conceptual basis of his moral and political theory in Leviathan.

Affiliations: 1: Professor of Law and Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, 727 East Dean Keeton St., Austin, TX, USA, 78731, E-mail:


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