Leviathan - Study Guide Part 4 Chapter 46 & 47 Summary & Analysis

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Continuing on with the Kingdom of Darkness, Hobbes writes about darkness from vain philosophy and fabulous traditions. Philosophy started out when people had time to sit around and think about things. Soon enough everyone was sharing their thoughts and spreading them around. Some people even started small schools of thought which led to a greater assembly of people believing in the same thing and eventually large schools where a professor taught students about the given philosophy. Universities were created to house the different schools of thought. The schools of Jews are called synagogues and the Greeks had many different schools. All of which were unprofitable due to corruption, faulty logic and false commentaries such as that of Aristotle and Cicero. Aristotle brought about metaphysics which is completely nonsensical given the simplicity of nature and also said that government should be popular or else...

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