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Jean Bodin: Apex of Absolutist Thought in France

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April 29, 2010

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While Montaigne paved the way for the dominance of absolutist thought in France, surely the founder or at least the locus classicus of 16th-century French absolutism was Jean Bodin (1530–96), writes Murray N. Rothbard (1926–1995).

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