Jean Bodin, 1530-1596. French political philosopher and lawyer who argued for absolute sovereignty.
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De la Demonomanie des Sorciers
A translated excerpt from this 1580 demonological tract by Bodin.
Article from the Catholic Encyclopedia by Georges Goyau. Notes his relation to the political and religious order of his time.
Six Books of the Commonwealth
Text of Bodin's key work on political philosophy, from a 1955 abridged translation by M.J. Tooley.
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