Hobbism

Hobbism

[hob-iz-uhm]
noun
the doctrines of, or those attributed to, Hobbes, especially the doctrine of absolute submission to a royal sovereign in order to avoid the anarchic disorder resulting from the uncontrolled competition of individual interests.

Origin:
1675–85; Hobb(es) + -ism

Hobbist, noun
Hobbistical, adjective
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Hobbism (ˈhɒbɪzəm)
 
n
the mechanistic political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes, which stresses the necessity for a powerful sovereign to control human beings
 
'Hobbist
 
n

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