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" ... no navigation nor use of the commodities that may be imported by sea, no commodious building, no instruments of moving and removing such things as require much force, no knowledge of the face of the earth; no account of time, no arts, no letters,... "
Philip Van Artevelde: A Dramatic Romance. In Two Parts - Página 1
por Sir Henry Taylor - 1852 - 431 páginas
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The Utopian Nexus in Don Quixote

Myriam Yvonne Jehenson, Peter N. Dunn - 2006 - 191 páginas
...the "state of nature," Hobbes writes: "No arts; no letters; no society; and which is worst of all, continual fear and danger of violent death; and the...solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short" (Leviathan pt. 1: ch. 13). 12. Two centuries later, Montesquieu still distinguishes between the "primitivism"...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 páginas
...(1651) 8 [Describing a state of nature:] No arts; no letters; no society; and which is worst of all, concerned about that now. I just want to do God's...allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked pt. 1, ch. 13 (1651) 9 Force, and fraud, are in war the two cardinal virtues. Leviathan pt. 1, ch....
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The Bible and Its Influence

Cullen Schippe, Chuck Stetson - 2006 - 387 páginas
...security and stability. Hobbes's description of chaotic times has much in common with Job's complaint: "continual fear and danger of violent death, and the...of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short." As a political philosopher, Thomas Hobbes is best known for the work from which that memorable description...
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Technology and Legal Systems

Noel Cox - 2006 - 267 páginas
...sufficiently known'). 33 Hobbes, p. 76. 34 'No arts; no letters; no society; and which is worst of all, continual fear and danger of violent death; and the...of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short'; Hobbes, part 1, ch. xviii. 35 Ibid., p. 106. 36 Ibid., p. 110. 37 See, generally, works on sixteenth...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 páginas
...face of the earth; no account of time; no arts; no letters; no society; and which is worst of all, continual fear, and danger of violent death; and the...of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. It may seem strange to some man that has not well weighed these things that Nature should thus dissociate...
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Logical Self-defense

Ralph Henry Johnson, J. Anthony Blair - 2006 - 312 páginas
...face of the earth; no account of time; no arts; no letters; no society; and, which is worst of all, continual fear and danger of violent death; and the...of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. 32. Below is one of the most famous passages in western philosophy, from Part IV of the Discourse on...
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Centennial Rumination on Max Weber's the Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of ...

Isaacs Mark - 2006 - 272 páginas
...of recorded human history, there were "no arts, no letters, no society, and, which is worst of all continual fear and danger of violent death, and the...of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short." According to Maddison' s research, in about 1820, per capita GDP began to experience a sudden and dramatic...
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Justice as a Basic Human Need

Antony James William Taylor - 2006 - 215 páginas
...which is called war; and such a war as is of every man against every man... and, which is worst of all, continual fear, and danger of violent death; and the...of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short'. Which then is accurate of the human story: the 'noble savage' living in dignity before 17lh century...
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Greed, Inc: Why Corporations Rule Our World

Wade Rowland - 2006 - 265 páginas
...did, that life for humans in a state of nature was one of constant warring, one against the other, of "continual fear and danger of violent death, and the...of man solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short." For Hobbes, the fruits of reason — arts, letters, society — seem to be the sole determinant of...
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - 2007 - 416 páginas
...face of the earth; no account of time; no arts; no letters; no society; and which is worst of all, continual fear, and danger of violent death; and the...of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short." The last four words of this run-on sentence were the ones that stuck. Verdict: Credit Hobbes. "Love...
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