Publisher: Gateway 6028
Year: 1956 Print: 1 Cover Price: $0.85
Condition: Very Good Light overall wear
Written during the English Civil War (1642–1651), Leviathan argues for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign. Hobbes wrote that civil war and the brute situation of a state of nature ("the war of all against all") could only be avoided by strong, undivided government.