Hobbes, Warfare, and State formation

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) lived the majority of his life during the 17th century a period described by scholars as the “General Crisis.” This turbulent era experienced a series of demographic, political, economic, and climatic catastrophes that resulted in the breakdown of European society; however, scholars argue that this period was also a time of stateContinue reading “Hobbes, Warfare, and State formation”