Political Theory

Hobbes, Liberty, and the Rule of Law


The conference, held in Spanish, examined Hobbes's underappreciated views on the rule of law. Conferees discussed the importance of the rule of law in the context of Latin America's perennial struggle with populist and discretionary forms of government.


Conference Readings

Hobbes, Thomas. Leviatán. Madrid: Alianza Editorial, 1989.

Hobbes, Thomas. Elementos Filosóficos. Del Ciudadano. Buenos Aires: Hydra, 2010.

Hobbes, Thomas. Diálogo entre un filósofo y un jurista. Madrid: Tecnos, 1992.