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He hated violence of all kinds, a disposition that began at the age of 4, when his own father, a clergyman, was disgraced, and abandoned his wife and family, after he’d got into a fight with another vicar on the steps of his parish church in a village in Wiltshire.

Our latest update adds around 2,000 people, bringing the total collection to over 10,000 biographical entries!In 1666, parliament ordered 'Leviathan' to be investigated for atheist tendencies.Hobbes was terrified of being labelled a heretic and burned many of his papers.He continued to write, producing works on mathematics and physics as well as philosophy, and engaging in academic disputes.In 1660, his former pupil returned to England as Charles II and granted Hobbes a pension.

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