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The Resource Hobbes and the social contract tradition, (by) Jean Hampton

Hobbes and the social contract tradition, (by) Jean Hampton

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Hobbes and the social contract tradition
Title
Hobbes and the social contract tradition
Statement of responsibility
(by) Jean Hampton
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A major study of Hobbes' political philosophy drawing on developments in game and decision theory
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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Hampton, Jean
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Political science
  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Hobbes, Thomas
Label
Hobbes and the social contract tradition, (by) Jean Hampton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The passions account of conflict
  • Evaluating the two accounts
  • Problems with the passions account of conflict
  • Problems with the rationality account of conflict
  • The shortsightedness account of conflict and the laws of nature
  • Conflict arising because of shortsighted pursuit of self-preservation
  • Review of the shortsightedness account of conflict
  • The laws of nature
  • Hobbes's science of moral philosophy reexamined
  • God and the laws of nature
  • "Of Man": the foundation of Hobbes's political argument
  • The argument for absolute sovereignty
  • Hobbes's regress argument for absolute sovereignty
  • Can absolute sovereignty be invested in all or some of the people?
  • Hobbes's legal positivism
  • The historical context of the regress argument
  • Authorizing the sovereign
  • Authorization
  • The textual evidence
  • The regress argument and authorization
  • Authorization and Hobbes's nominalism
  • The premisses of Hobbes's argument
  • The permanence and continuity of sovereign rule
  • Hobbes's social contract
  • Problems with Hobbes's social contract
  • Agreements of self-interest
  • Instituting the sovereign, stage 1
  • Instituting the sovereign, stage 2: the leadership-selection problem
  • Solving battle-of-the-sexes problems
  • Voting
  • Creating a commonwealth by acquisition
  • Hobbes's radical individualism
  • Hobbes's materialist psychology
  • Human equality
  • Hobbes's ethics
  • What is the cause of conflict in the state of nature?
  • The rationality account of conflict
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 299 pages
Isbn
9780521261845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Hobbes and the social contract tradition, (by) Jean Hampton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The passions account of conflict
  • Evaluating the two accounts
  • Problems with the passions account of conflict
  • Problems with the rationality account of conflict
  • The shortsightedness account of conflict and the laws of nature
  • Conflict arising because of shortsighted pursuit of self-preservation
  • Review of the shortsightedness account of conflict
  • The laws of nature
  • Hobbes's science of moral philosophy reexamined
  • God and the laws of nature
  • "Of Man": the foundation of Hobbes's political argument
  • The argument for absolute sovereignty
  • Hobbes's regress argument for absolute sovereignty
  • Can absolute sovereignty be invested in all or some of the people?
  • Hobbes's legal positivism
  • The historical context of the regress argument
  • Authorizing the sovereign
  • Authorization
  • The textual evidence
  • The regress argument and authorization
  • Authorization and Hobbes's nominalism
  • The premisses of Hobbes's argument
  • The permanence and continuity of sovereign rule
  • Hobbes's social contract
  • Problems with Hobbes's social contract
  • Agreements of self-interest
  • Instituting the sovereign, stage 1
  • Instituting the sovereign, stage 2: the leadership-selection problem
  • Solving battle-of-the-sexes problems
  • Voting
  • Creating a commonwealth by acquisition
  • Hobbes's radical individualism
  • Hobbes's materialist psychology
  • Human equality
  • Hobbes's ethics
  • What is the cause of conflict in the state of nature?
  • The rationality account of conflict
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 299 pages
Isbn
9780521261845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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