Philosophy 366                         Political Philosophy                   Darwall                        Winter 2002




I.  Hobbes’ Historical Context (1588-1679)


II.  Pre-modern orthodoxy: Scholasticism


III. Hobbes: mechanism, materialism, and empiricism


IV. The Problem: How to account for “normativity,” in general, and “political authority,” in particular, within the empiricist and materialist.


V.  An outline of the solution:  Intro.1: “artifice”


VI.  Color Perception and “Projectivism


VII. Desire (“Endeavour”) and Projectivism about Value