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Covenants without swords; swords without covenants

Rhetoric lecture


Hobbes declared that 'covenants, without the sword, are but words'. But the reverse it true as well. Even the most oppressive regimes avoid relying on mere force, and constantly seek justification for their actions.


Speaker(s):

Professor Rodney Barker | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

9 January 2006 at 6:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Gresham College
Barnard's Inn Hall
Holborn
London
EC1N 2HH
+44 20 78 31 05 75
http://www.gresham.ac.uk

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