Vico and Hobbes

“Hobbes and Vico reconstitute their audience by stabilizing only the roughest, rawest meanings of their terms; they counteract the academic tradition which employs, soft, worn political coinages that obscure the tough assumptions Hobbes and Vico appreciate.”

 

Struever, Rhetoric, Modality, Modernity, p. 64

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