Thomas Hobbes

Died aged c. 91

Thomas Hobbes (/hɒbz/ HOBZ; 5/15 April 1588 – 4/14 December 1679) was an English philosopher, considered to be one of the founders of modern political philosophy. Hobbes is best known for his 1651 book Leviathan, in which he expounds an influential formulation of social contract theory. In addition to political philosophy, Hobbes contributed to a diverse array of other fields, including history, jurisprudence, geometry, theology, and ethics, as well as philosophy in general.

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Thomas Hobbes English philosopher was born near this spot

Hobbes Cottage, St Mary's Street, Malmesbury, United Kingdom where they was born near (1588)