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Potentia: Hobbes and Spinoza on power and popular politics (2020)

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Abstract

This text offers a detailed study of the political philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and Benedict de Spinoza, focussing on their concept of power as potentia, concrete power, rather than power as potestas, authorized power.

Keywords

Power (Philosophy), Philosophy

Languages

English

Publisher

Oxford University Press

ISBN

9780197528273

DOI

10.1093/oso/9780197528242.001.0001

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