Skinner’s Hobbes


Reading Quentin Skinner’s annoyingly shiny (and unbelievably expensive for such a slim volume) Hobbes and Republican Liberty – found this very long and detailed interview with the man. He’s a bit more boring than the book (which is  not by any means the most exciting read either, but is a rather indispensable in terms of footnotes and all), talks about his life and such:

2 thoughts on “Skinner’s Hobbes

  1. Did you know that Skinner does not have a PhD? He got his first teaching job as a fellow teaching freshmen at Christ’s College with a BA in 1962 and I think he got an MA in 1965. I guess things were different in the 60s…

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