Thomas Hobbes

#24
Most Influential Person

English philosopher

Why Is Thomas Hobbes Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Thomas Hobbes was an English philosopher, considered to be one of the founders of modern political philosophy. Hobbes is best known for his 1651 book Leviathan, in which he expounds an influential formulation of social contract theory. In addition to political philosophy, Hobbes contributed to a diverse array of other fields, including history, jurisprudence, geometry, the physics of gases, theology, and ethics, as well as philosophy in general.

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What Are Thomas Hobbes's Academic Contributions?

Thomas Hobbes is most known for their academic work in the field of political science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of philosophy, literature, economics, and mathematics.

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