Analect of the Core #11

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.

– Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan.

"Few historians know of the heartwarming friendship between French Reformation theologian John Calvin and English political philosopher Thomas Hobbes, the latter of whom may or may not have been real, considering he was not even born yet."
“Few historians know of the heartwarming friendship between French Reformation theologian John Calvin and English political philosopher Thomas Hobbes, the latter of whom may or may not have been real, considering he was not even born yet.” — SpaceCowboy, at DeviantArt

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Tomorrow’s CC203 lecture on Hobbes is being delivered by Prof. Richard Tuck of Harvard University. A brief guide to Hobbes with a list of his works appears at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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