- Title Pages
- Chapter 1 Introduction
- Chapter 2 Modern Political Philosophy and Prehistoric Anthropology: Some Preliminary Issues
- Chapter 3 The Hobbesian Hypothesis: How a Colonial Prejudice Became an Essential Premise in the Most Popular Justification of Government
- Chapter 4 John Locke and the Hobbesian Hypothesis: How a Similar Colonial Prejudice Became an Essential Premise in the Most Popular Justification of Private Property Rights
- Chapter 5 The Hobbesian Hypothesis in Eighteenth-Century Political Theory
- Chapter 6 The Hobbesian Hypothesis in Nineteenth-Century Political Theory
- Chapter 7 The Hobbesian Hypothesis in Contemporary Political Theory
- Chapter 8 The Hobbesian Hypothesis in Anthropology
- Chapter 9 Nasty and Brutish? an Empirical Assessment of the Violence Hypothesis
- Chapter 10 Are You Better Off Now Than You Were 12,000 Years Ago? An Empirical Assessment of the Hobbesian Hypothesis
- Chapter 11 Implications
- Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy
Grant S. McCall
- Edinburgh University Press
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