How to use Filmer in a sentence
It is the kernel of the theories of Hobbes, Rousseau, Filmer and Locke.
The attack on Sir Robert Filmer in Locke's First Treatise on Government was an anachronism.
His Treatises on Government were meant to vindicate the Convention parliament and the English revolution, as well as to refute the ideas of absolute monarchy held by Hobbes and Filmer.
Her next job was to prepare breakfast for the other old lady, Mrs Filmer, Wykham's mother.
The idea of putting forward political and philosophical principles under the fiction of an ideal state was doubtless taken from Plato's Republic. The Utopia in turn suggested the literary form adopted by Bacon, Hobbes, Filmer, and other later writers; and the name of the book has passed into the language as signifying optimistic but impracticable ideals of reform.Advertisement