Thomas Hobbes believed that it is always better to have security rather than liberty in a country. He was therefore deeply opposed to the English Civil War – and would have predicted the chaos of the Arab Spring. Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship […]

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Síntese do pensamento político de Thomas Hobbes, John Locke e Jean-Jacques Rousseau a respeito do processo de formação do estado moderno.

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In this episode we take a look at the question of ‘Why should we be Governed?’ and go over why Thomas Hobbes thinks that we should be governed! Feedback is much appreciated. We are always looking for ways to improve the quality of our videos, so if you have any suggestions please do not hesitate […]

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A civilized society needs someone in charge, but only if that person acknowledges a responsibility to the citizens. Watch Macat’s short video for a great introduction to Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan, one of the most important politics books ever written. Macat’s videos give you an overview of the ideas you should know, explained in a way […]

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Leviatán es el gran tratado de filosofía política que el mundo barroco legó a la Ilustración y a toda la posteridad del pensamiento político occidental. A partir de Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) piensan y escriben Spinoza, Pufen-dorf, Locke, Hume, Diderot, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx…, retomando sus argumentos para reconstruirlos y reconstruirlos con su particular intelecto frente […]

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http://www.tomrichey.net/euro Timestamps: 02:11 – Thomas Hobbes (Leviathan) 09:33 – John Locke (Two Treatises of Government) 13:00 – Compare/Contrast with Graphic Organizer Mr. Richey discusses the works of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke, two of the most influential philosophers of government in the seventeenth century. Hobbes and Locke were both influential in the development of social […]

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Thomas Hobbes vs John Locke vs Maximilien Robespierre vs Dwight D. Eisenhower vs Benito Mussolini (Parody) Cast: Hobbes&Robespierre- Liam Riess Locke&Eisenhower- Brandon Corey Mussolini- Brandon Wasserman Written By: Liam Riess and Brandon Corey Shot and Edited By: Brandon Wasserman

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“You’re kind of unclear as to why this Leviathan would just be kind of a fascist dictator, as if that would be better than life in the state of anarchy.” Pinker:    I might want to resuscitate Thomas Hobbes and have dinner with him, the 17th century English philosopher who’s mostly — and I think I’m […]

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Devin Stauffer, Associate Professor of Government, University of Texas, talks about English philosopher and author of “Leviathan,” Thomas Hobbes (March 4, 2015). Professor Stauffer specializes in classical and early modern political philosophy. Most of his research has focused on classical thought, but his current work also examines the origins of liberalism, the theoretical foundations of […]

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