Definitions for hobbismˈhɒb ɪz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Hob•bismˈhɒb ɪz əm(n.)

  1. the doctrines of Hobbes, esp. the doctrine of submission to a royal sovereign to avoid disorder resulting from conflicting individual interests.

    Category: Philosphy

Origin of Hobbism:

1675–85; Hobb (es ) + -ism

Hob′bist(n.; adj.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hobbism(noun)

    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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