Comment repenser le savoir sans céder au chant des idoles qui détournent la philosophie de son application pratique ? Comment concilier l’anthropologie mécaniste et la puissance de l’imagination ? Comment établir un contrat entre un peuple et un Etat, dès lors que ces deux entités n’existent que dans et par ce contrat ? Autant de […]

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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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