Behemoth or The Long Parliament

Behemoth or The Long Parliament Author Thomas Hobbes
ISBN-10 9780226229843
Year 2014-12-10
Pages 212
Language en
Publisher University of Chicago Press

Behemoth, or The Long Parliament is essential to any reader interested in the historical context of the thought of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). In De Cive (1642) and Leviathan (1651), the great political philosopher had developed an analytical framework for discussing sedition, rebellion, and the breakdown of authority. Behemoth, completed around 1668 and not published until after Hobbe's death, represents the systematic application of this framework to the English Civil War. In his insightful and substantial Introduction, Stephen Holmes examines the major themes and implications of Behemoth in Hobbes's system of thought. Holmes notes that a fresh consideration of Behemoth dispels persistent misreadings of Hobbes, including the idea that man is motivated solely by a desire for self-preservation. Behemoth, which is cast as a series of dialogues between a teacher and his pupil, locates the principal cause of the Civil War less in economic interests than in the stubborn irrationality of key actors. It also shows more vividly than any of Hobbe's other works the importance of religion in his theories of human nature and behavior.


Behemoth Author Franz Neumann
ISBN-10 9781566638197
Year 2009
Pages 649
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield

Franz Neumann's classic account of the governmental workings of Nazi Germany, first published in 1942, is reprinted in a new paperback edition with an introduction by the distinguished historian Peter Hayes. Neumann was one of the only early Frankfurt School thinkers to examine seriously the problem of political institutions. After the rise of the Nazis to power, his emphasis shifted to an analysis of economic power, and then after the war to political psychology. But his contributions in Behemoth were groundbreaking: that the Nazi organization of society involved the collapse of traditional ideas of the state, of ideology, of law, and even of any underlying rationality. The book must be studied, not simply read, Raul Hilberg wrote. The most experienced researchers will tell us that the scarcest commodity in academic life is an original idea. If someone has two or three, he is rich. Franz Neumann was a rich man. Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.


Behemoth Author Scott Westerfeld
ISBN-10 9781416971764
Year 2011-08-09
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster

Continues the story of Austrian Prince Alek who, in an alternate 1914 Europe, eludes the Germans by traveling in the Leviathan to Constantinople, where he faces a whole new kind of genetically-engineered warship.

Behemoth B Max

Behemoth  B Max Author Peter Watts
ISBN-10 9781466881136
Year 2014-08-26
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Macmillan

Starfish lit the fuse. Maelstrom was the explosion. But five years into the aftermath, things aren't quite so simple as they once seemed... Lenie Clarke--rifter, avenger, amphibious deep-sea cyborg--has destroyed the world. Once exploited for her psychological addiction to dangerous environments, she emerged in the wake of a nuclear blast to serve up vendetta from the ocean floor. The horror she unleashed--an ancient, apocalyptic microbe called ßehemoth--has been free in the world for half a decade now, devouring the biosphere from the bottom up. North America lies in ruins beneath the thumb of an omnipotent psychopath. Digital monsters have taken Clarke's name, wreaking havoc throughout the decimated remnants of something that was once called Internet. Governments have fallen across the globe; warlords and suicide cults rise from the ashes, pledging fealty to the Meltdown Madonna. All because five years ago, Lenie Clarke had a score to settle. But she has learned something in the meantime: she destroyed the world for a fallacy. Now, cowering at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, rifters and the technoindustrial "corpses" who created them hide from a world in its death throes. But they cannot hide forever: something is tracking them, down amongst the lightless cliffs and trenches of the Midatlantic Ridge. The consequences of past acts reach inexorably towards the very bottom of the world, and Lenie Clarke must finally confront the mess she made. Redemption doesn't come easy with the blood of a world on your hands. But even after five years in purgatory, Lenie Clarke is still Lenie Clarke. There will be consequences for anyone who gets in her way-and worse ones, perhaps, if she succeeds. . . . Behemoth: ß-Max is the first of two volumes. The story will conclude in ßehemoth: Seppuku. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Behemoth Power Training for Strength Athletes

Behemoth  Power Training for Strength Athletes Author Daniel McKim
ISBN-10 9781499791129
Year 2014-06-07
Pages 44
Language en
Publisher Daniel McKim

More than 10 years in the making, Behemoth sets out to make you just that: a Behemoth. Developed by multi-time world and national Scottish Highland Games champion Daniel McKim, this program is not for the unmotivated, but the athlete looking to take his/her training and athletic performance to new arenas. Should you choose to embark on this 14 week journey, know that when the fog clears, you'll arise the most explosive, athletic and strongest you've ever been. Inside you lurks a Behemoth.

Babel Or Behemoth

Babel Or Behemoth Author Jennifer Lindsay
ISBN-10 9810490755
Year 2003
Pages 210
Language en
Publisher NUS Press

This book presents essays by scholars and practictioners about some trends in language across Asia, looking at language issues as they arise in some of the multiple negotiations and translations with which many Asians live on a daily basis.

Wrath of the Behemoth

Wrath of the Behemoth Author Ryan Allaby
ISBN-10 9780595407378
Year 2006-09
Pages 232
Language en
Publisher iUniverse

Do you want to be the hero of your very own adventure? Then Wrath of the Behemoth: An Adventure Quest Game Book is for you! In a mysterious and barren land, a great evil has been unleashed in an effort to seize control of one of the world's vast continents. The Behemoth's wrath has destroyed crops, turned people's lives into nightmares, and robbed the kingdom of its powerful secret treasure, the Ice Crystals. You have been asked by the great King of Drachna to save the realm from the Behemoth and return the Ice Crystals to their home. Now saturated with wickedness, the land you travel is rife with treachery. You will need to be strong, smart, and even a little lucky as many devious beasts will attempt to foil your plans. Your mystical quest will take you across a great diversified landscape and engage you with many challenges and decisions every step of the way until you ultimately face the supreme evil. Will you succeed in returning the Ice Crystals, or will the fiendish Behemoth triumph?


Behemoth Author David Meyer
ISBN-10 1542877091
Year 2015-09-15
Pages 278
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

The Vallerio Forest. Millions of acres of undeveloped land, cut off from the outside world by giant fences, armed guards, and government edicts. It's widely considered an ecological paradise. But beneath its majestic canopy lies a dark underbelly of strange creatures, secret facilities, and horrifying experiments. Five months ago, survival expert Zach Caplan swore off the wild and moved to New York City. But when trouble strikes his ex-girlfriend, famed biologist Amanda Morgan, he must return to the forest that nearly destroyed him. This, however, will prove far more difficult than he could ever imagine. For something is stirring within the Vallerio. Something ancient, something deadly. And as Caplan fights to untangle the terrifying truth about the dark forest, he will come to an inescapable conclusion. The fate of humanity is in his hands ... and one wrong move could mean extinction.

Behemoth A Legend Of The Mound Builders

Behemoth A Legend Of The Mound Builders Author Cornelius Mathews
ISBN-10 1419109480
Year 2004-06-01
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Kessinger Publishing

Was there no one man in this whole nation who would go forth, in the spirit of martyrdom and self-sacrifice, and seek, even in the desert itself, the knowledge that would bring strength and safety in its wings? It was he that was now passing away from his country for a while, and launching himself in the boundless wilderness of the West. Championed by doubt and solitude, he was plunging into a region which stretched, he knew not whither, and to a fate, perchance, his heart dared not whisper to itself.


Behemoth Author Irving Louis Horowitz
ISBN-10 1412817927
Pages 474
Language en
Publisher Transaction Publishers

Continuing in a path worked on by Horowitz in the 1950s in The Idea of War and Peace in Contemporary Social and Philosophical Thought, expanded upon in the 1970s with Foundations of Political Sociology, this summing up in the late 1990s is an effort to extract and evolve the "canon" of political sociology. The result is a reevaluation of the intellectual sources of the present day divisions between Statists and Socialists, Welfarists and Individualists, advocates of dictatorship and democracy, mandated rules and voluntary association, hard realists and soft utopians, advocates of a world without States and those desiring a world with a single State. Horowitz does not offer the usual evolutionary notion of doctrines, but a canon embedded within the societies they aimed to serve or overthrow in the present as in the past. The result is a major recasting of the theory and practice of social science and its normative frameworks.

Behemoth Teaches Leviathan

Behemoth Teaches Leviathan Author Geoffrey M. Vaughan
ISBN-10 073912093X
Year 2007-02-28
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Lexington Books

Did Hobbes's political philosophy have practical intentions? There exists no "Hobbist" school of thought; no new political order was inspired by Hobbesian precepts. Yet in Behemoth Teaches Leviathan Geoffrey M. Vaughan revisits Behemoth to reveal hitherto unexplored pedagogic purpose to Hobbes's political philosophy. The work demonstrates Hobbes's firm commitment to government and his attempts to create a system of political education to underpin his commitment to sovereignty. Vaughan explore Hobbes's political education in detail and in an epilogue considers the resurgence of political education in contemporary liberal theory. He discovers that contemporary political education has far more in common with Hobbes's system than it does with early liberalism.