LEPAN Géraldine

Maîtresse de conférences en philosophie

Université de Toulouse.

Research expertise

Philosophie morale et politique; philosophie du droit; théories du contrat social; la question du lien social; la guerre et les théories de la guerre juste; l'amitié aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles; Grotius; Hobbes; Rousseau.
 

Contributions

Concepts People

Sovereignty (in Hobbes's philosophy)

Thomas Hobbes’ rejection of the social nature of man is the foundation of his philosophy on the origin of State, and provides a rationale for his theory of absolute sovereignty.