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Carlos Isler Soto

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Thomas Hobbes’s A Priori Notion of Contract digital
format: Article | RIVISTA DI FILOSOFIA NEO-SCOLASTICA - 2019 - 2
Year: 2019
Thomas Hobbes’s theory of social contract has received much attention and commentary from scholars. Less attention has been given to his theory of contract as a theory of private law contracts. But it has not been noted by scholars that underlying Hobbes’s treatment of social and private law contracts there is a theory of an a priori notion of contract, that abstracts from any instance of contract, including the social contract, and that therefore claims a universality social and private contracts theories don’t do...
Los fundamentos del erastianismo hobbesiano digital
format: Article | RIVISTA DI FILOSOFIA NEO-SCOLASTICA - 2015 - 3
Year: 2015
In this paper, we expose the manner in which Hobbes’ theory about the union of political and religious power depends on certain basic philosophical tenets, as well as on his peculiar Natural Law theory, and how it has a great internal coherence. In order to do this, we will expose firstly which are the basic anthropological tenets of Thomas Hobbes, and how they necessitate his Natural Law theory...