The Resource Mortal gods : science, politics, and the humanist ambitions of Thomas Hobbes, Ted H. Miller

Mortal gods : science, politics, and the humanist ambitions of Thomas Hobbes, Ted H. Miller

Label
Mortal gods : science, politics, and the humanist ambitions of Thomas Hobbes
Title
Mortal gods
Title remainder
science, politics, and the humanist ambitions of Thomas Hobbes
Statement of responsibility
Ted H. Miller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Argues against the accepted idea that Thomas Hobbes turned away from humanism to pursue the scientific study of politics. Reconceptualizes Hobbes's thought within early modern humanist pedagogy and the court culture of the Stuart regimes"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Ted H.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B1247
LC item number
.M49 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Hobbes, Thomas
  • Humanismus
  • Politische Philosophie
  • Humanismus
  • Politische Philosophie
  • Philosophie
  • Humanismus
  • Politische Philosophie
Label
Mortal gods : science, politics, and the humanist ambitions of Thomas Hobbes, Ted H. Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The humanist face of Hobbes's mathematics, part 1 -- Constraints that enable the imitation of God -- King of the children of pride : the imitation of God in context -- Architectonic ambitions : mathematics and the demotion of physics -- Eloquence and the audience thesis -- All other doctrines exploded : Hobbes, history, and the struggle over teaching -- The humanist face of Hobbes's mathematics, part 2 : Leviathan and the making of a masque-text -- Appendix. Who is a geometer?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780271048918
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711959850
  • (OCoLC)ocn711959850
Label
Mortal gods : science, politics, and the humanist ambitions of Thomas Hobbes, Ted H. Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The humanist face of Hobbes's mathematics, part 1 -- Constraints that enable the imitation of God -- King of the children of pride : the imitation of God in context -- Architectonic ambitions : mathematics and the demotion of physics -- Eloquence and the audience thesis -- All other doctrines exploded : Hobbes, history, and the struggle over teaching -- The humanist face of Hobbes's mathematics, part 2 : Leviathan and the making of a masque-text -- Appendix. Who is a geometer?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9780271048918
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711959850
  • (OCoLC)ocn711959850

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