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Leviathan

Review #12: Leviathan

From 1642 to 1651, England was engaged in a great civil war that temporarily nullified the British monarchy. In the midst of this chaos, Thomas Hobbes crafted Leviathan, his seminal work on individual rights and social contracts.

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Reason #3 to Read the Classics

I once read that the average American only uses about 3,000 different words in typical English conversation. But with over half-a-million words available in our language, it seems like a shame to waste such a great opportunity.