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Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1691 the philosophical system of Thomas Hobbes; especially the Hobbesian theory that people have a fundamental right to self-preservation and to pursue selfish aims but will relinquish these rights to an absolute monarch in the interest of common safety and happiness Hobbist noun or adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hobbism Hob"bism, n. The philosophical system of Thomas Hobbes, an English materialist (1588-1679); esp., his political theory that the most perfect form of civil government is an absolute monarchy with despotic control over everything relating to law, morals, and religion.



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