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[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 4. Later European Philosophy / b. Seventeenth century philosophy]

Full Idea

Hobbes created English-language philosophy.

Gist of Idea

Hobbes created English-language philosophy


report of Thomas Hobbes (The Elements of Law [1640]) by Richard Tuck - Hobbes Pref

Book Reference

Tuck,Richard: 'Hobbes: a very short introduction' [OUP 2002], p.-6

A Reaction

Tuck mentions Hooker as a predecessor in jurisprudence. Otherwise, an impressive label.