The history of ideas: Sam Willis meets Hannah Dawson

As part of a video series produced for History Extra, Dr Sam Willis interviews Dr Hannah Dawson about her field of expertise, the history of ideas.

As part of a video series produced for History Extra, Dr Sam Willis interviews Dr Hannah Dawson about her field of expertise, the history of ideas.

At the Tallow Chandlers Livery Company in London, the pair discuss Thomas Hobbes's social contract and the 'madness of the past', and ask: why do we obey the law?

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