Thomas Hobbes Major Achievements. Hobbes Greatest Achievements Thomas Hobbes became the first British interpreter of the Thucydides History of Peloponnesian War. No knowledge of the face of the earth.
Liberty with its standing invitation to local conflict and finally all-out. Thomas Hobbes was known for his views on how humans could thrive in harmony while avoiding the perils and fear of societal conflict. The Leviathan 1651 The Two Treatises of Government 1689 The Social Contract 1762 The Constitution of Pennsylvania 1776.
Thomas Hobbes was a prominent English philosopher who is best known for his excellent work on political philosophy.
Although Hobbes did not assume that there was ever a real historical event in which a mutual promise was made to delegate self-government to a sovereign he claimed that the best way to understand the state was to conceive of it as having resulted from such an agreement. Competition Diffidence and Glory. Thomas Hobbes 1588 - 1679 was an English philosopher of the Age of Reason. Hobbes planned to write a set of treatises elaborating his materialistic approach to physics the study of bodies in motion psychology the study of motion in the brain or the passions and political science the study of the motions of individuals in a commonwealth.