Philosophy 171

Fall 2022

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
171 Hobbes Primus TuTh 12:30-2 Wheeler 222

This course will focus on understanding the philosophical and political thought of Thomas Hobbes within the context of his larger intellectual enterprise. After studying Hobbes’s “Elements of Philosophy” [Elementa philosophiae] project, we will turn to Hobbes’s account of the human being and his science of politics as presented in his Elements of Law, De cive, and Leviathan.