Diversity and Felicity: Hobbes’s Science of Human Flourishing

Science Et Esprit 68 (1):35-47 (2016)
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Abstract

We do not generally take the Hobbesian project to be one that encourages human flourishing. I will argue that it is; indeed, I will propose that Hobbes attempts the first modern project to provide for the possibility of the diversity of human flourishing in the civil state. To do so, I will draw on the recent work of Donald Rutherford, who takes Hobbes to be a eudaimonist in the Aristotelian tradition.

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Ericka Tucker
Marquette University

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