Critical Mass

Critical Mass

Are there any "laws of nature" that influence the ways in which humans behave and organize themselves? In the seventeenth century, tired of the civil war ravaging England, Thomas Hobbes decided that he would work out what kind of government was needed for a stable society. His approach was based not on utopian wishful thinking but rather on Galileo's mechanics to construct a theory of government from first principles. His solution is unappealing to today's society,… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 16, 2006)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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