Full Name: Thomas Hobbes
Hometown: Wiltshire, England
Fave Subjects: Power, How to Get Along With Others, How to Be Good, History, Science, Math
- took a long time to finish school, but travelled all over Europe
- tutored Charles II, Prince of Wales
- survive a civil war and wrote books about how a country should be won
- Met many famous people of his time, including Ben Jonson, Francis Bacon and Galileo
Is it better to be free, or to be safe ?
Got a little thinker who asks questions about power, justice, and leadership, just like our friend Mr. Hobbes did? Check out “Who’s the Boss”, part of our ThinkAboutIt series for kids!