Jean Bodin

[Revised entry by Mario Turchetti on September 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Jean Bodin (1529/30 - 1596) was a lawyer, economist, natural philosopher, historian, and one of the
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[Revised entry by Mario Turchetti on September 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Jean Bodin (1529/30 - 1596) was a lawyer, economist, natural philosopher, historian, and one of the major political theorists of the sixteenth century. There are two reasons why Bodin remains both fascinating and enigmatic: on the one hand, aspects of his life remain...

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