My Ph.D. thesis was on the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes with a focus on language, epistemology, rhetoric, and the spectacular practice of sovereign power. The thesis was awarded the 2013 New School for Social Research Commencement Award "in recognition of Ph.D. research that is of the highest quality and the excellence of the dissertation". This is the highest honor the university bestows.
“The Political Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes,” Think Summer, 2004, pp
S.A. Lloyd, ed., ‘Special Issue on Recent Work on the Moral and Political Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes’, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, vol. 82, nos. 3&4 (2001).
(1957) The Political Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes
The American liberal tradition is rooted in the 17th and 18th century English political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Adam Smith. A collective reading of their works would yield the following two major principles defining free-market liberalism:
Three readings of the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes