Submission and Subjection in Leviathan: Good Subjects in the Hobbesian Commonwealth

  • Michael Byron

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 122-127

About this book


Leviathan invests the sovereign with nearly absolute power, and that vast sovereign has drawn the reader's eye for 350 years. Yet Hobbes has much to say about subjects as well, and he articulates a normative conception of a good subject.


Hobbes Leviathan subject sovereign commonwealth justice state of nature laws of nature Commonwealth concept nature Thomas Hobbes

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael Byron
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  1. 1.Kent State UniversityUSA

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