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Date: 1656

"Though there be no formal commonwealth or family either in the body or in the soul of man, yet there is a subordination in the body, of the inferior members to the head; there is a subordination in the soul, of the inferior faculties to the rational will."

— Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679)

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Date: 1656

"He is too froward, that will refuse a piece of coin that is current throughout the world, because it is not stamped after his own fancy."

— Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.