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Baumrin, Bernard H., ed. Hobbes’s “Leviathan”: Interpretation and Criticism. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth, 1969. Presents an interesting and varied collection of essays, ranging from the early (1727) to the more recent (1967).

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Condren, Conal. Thomas Hobbes. New York: Twayne, 2000. A standard biography from the Twayne’s English Authors series.

Dietz, Mary G., ed. Thomas Hobbes and Political Theory. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1990. A series of significant essays covering contemporary thinking on Hobbes.

Johnston, David. The Rhetoric of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes and the Politics of Cultural Transformation. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1986. An important postmodern reading of Leviathan.

Martinich, A. P. Hobbes: A Biography. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. A biography from a noted Hobbes scholar. For a review of this work see Magill’s Literary Annual review.

Martinich, A. P. A Hobbes Dictionary. Oxford, England: Blackwell, 1995. One in a series of invaluable Blackwell Philosophic Dictionaries.

Missner, Marshall. On Hobbes. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2000. A volume from the Wadsworth Philosophers series.

Rogers, Graham Alan John, ed. Perspectives on Thomas Hobbes. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1988. A collection of essays published in association with the important fourth centenary Hobbes conference.

Sorrell, Tom. The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1996. An essential reference book by a leading British Hobbes scholar.

Sorrell, Tom. Hobbes. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986. A useful introduction to the thought of Hobbes.

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