[COMPLETE] Leviathan (Bks I-II) by Thomas Hobbes - ge

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Post by d.e.wittkower » March 25th, 2007, 6:50 am

You are on there! Let me know if I can answer any questions about the text, Hobbes, etc.

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Post by Cicorée » April 5th, 2007, 2:50 am

Hello! Can I have Chapter XXIX - Of Those Things that Weaken or Tend to the Dissolution of a Commonwealth ?
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Post by dlslider » April 6th, 2007, 9:33 pm

Greetings! I am a new volunteer and would like to take on Chapter 8.
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Post by d.e.wittkower » April 7th, 2007, 8:52 am

dlslider: you've been added.

Cicorée: I'm not sure what's going on, but I'm having trouble adding you to the list on the front page. Until I get it figured out, I'll just have to remember not to sign up anyone else for 29 - it's yours.

Good to have you both on board!

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Post by Cicorée » April 7th, 2007, 4:59 pm

Maybe it's an issue with the accent on my first "e". Shoot! I knew I should have left it out. Wanted to be fancy and all. Oh well...hope it works out.
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Post by Peronthious » April 7th, 2007, 7:25 pm

I'd like to claim:

17 XVII Of the causes, generation, and definition of a commonwealth
18 XVIII Of the rights of Sovereigns by institution

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Post by dlslider » April 7th, 2007, 10:54 pm

Chapter 8 is done and can be found at

http://www.logoslibrary.org/leviathan_08_hobbes.mp3

The file size is 22.2 MB.

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Post by Cicorée » April 9th, 2007, 5:46 am

Hey, section 29 is ready. I put it on my webspace: http://nihilnovi.net/librivox/leviathan_29_hobbes.mp3
File size is 25MB, duration 28 minutes.
I hope it's okay, but I'm open to advice, being a total newbie.
This is my first recording. Please just use my username. Thanks!
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Post by d.e.wittkower » April 9th, 2007, 6:21 am

Cicorée: somebody fixed something somewhere, and your username is in the database.

Peronthious: you have been added. Welcome to Team Hobbes!

dlslider: I don't know how to edit name/url information. I'll have to ask Gesine.

Gesine: How do I edit name/url information for Darren?

dlslider and Cicorée: I haven't listened through your recordings, but I listened to a couple moments here and there. Your readings sound very good to me, but the volume on both is very low. If you could do something about this in the future, it'd be helpful. On these - with your permission - I'll just run amplification and then noise reduction in Audacity, and they should be great! I'll start up a proof-listening thread soon.

Team Hobbes: I'm sorry I've been a somewhat poor BC. It's a very busy time for me, and I'm going to three conferences in three states over the next three weekends, so it won't let up until May. Please know that I am paying attention, and that I'm very excited about this project, especially in that it seems to be drawing new members.

A Question for New Members: What made you say "where should I start in here . . . how about Leviathan?" I'm very curious. After all, while I think the book is not only terribly important historically, but also quite enjoyable, I realize that many (most notably, my students) do not agree with the later, and do not find the former to be a particularly compelling reason to spend more time than necessary with the text.

So, seriously, glad to have you on board, but . . . why Hobbes first?

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Post by Cicorée » April 9th, 2007, 6:37 am

You have my permission for any changes in Audacity, of course. I'm wondering about the low volume...I listened to my recording with headphones and it seemed okay. So, for the future, should I raise "output volume"? Is that what it is? Which setting is it exactly?

As for my reason for choosing Hobbes first, I study philosophy and always wanted to read at least a part of Leviathan, so that's my reason. Sorry again for the low volume...
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Post by dlslider » April 9th, 2007, 10:34 am

Feel free to amplify and filter the recording in Audacity. I tried to filter it, but the result was not what I intended (I got a high-pitched warbling in the background). Like Cicorée, I didn't know that it needed amplification because it played back at a good volume--I suppose it often happens so on one's own equipment. How can I tell, short of playing the file back on other machines?

If any mistakes are found in the proof-listening, please let me know.

My reason for choosing Hobbes first is exactly the same as Cicorée's: I'm interested in philosophy and have been wanting to read Leviathan. I will at some point also be doing some solo projects and wanted to get my feet wet.
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Post by Cicorée » April 13th, 2007, 2:21 pm

Can I have section 26 (Civil Laws)? It's long...but I feel like taking it on. And I'll try to be louder this time :)
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Post by CarlManchester » April 19th, 2007, 2:27 am

http://www.carlmanchester.net/hobbes/leviathan_03_hobbes.mp3

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Post by LeonMire » April 25th, 2007, 10:59 am

I'd like to try section 22, please.

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Post by Gesine » May 27th, 2007, 1:04 am

Cicorée wrote:Can I have section 26 (Civil Laws)? It's long...but I feel like taking it on. And I'll try to be louder this time :)
So sorry, I didn't realise this project was quasi-orphaned - I think D.E. is not around at the moment. I'll look after things until he's back.
Cicorée - I've signed you up for 26.
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