Thomas Hobbes

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Noun1.Thomas Hobbes - English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)Thomas Hobbes - English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)
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Particularly in the early-modern period, accusations of atheism tend to travel under other names: Epicurianism, Naturalism, Hobbsianism, Spinozism.