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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hobbes, Thomas, -- 1588-1679.,
  • Political science -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames R. Martel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC153.H659 M35 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17841692M
ISBN 109780231139847, 9780231511483
LC Control Number2007009049

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