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On Sovereignty Bodin S Les Six Livres De La R Publique Is A Vast Synthesis Of Comparative Public Law And Politics, The Theoretical Core Of Which Is Formed By The Four Chapters Translated In This Volume These Four Chapters Contain His Celebrated Theory Of Sovereignty, Which Informed His Thinking On The State And Made His R Publique A Landmark In The Development Of European Political Thought This Theory, However, Also Contained A Seductive But Erroneous Thesis That Was Of Great Importance For The Development Of Royalist Ideology The Idea That Sovereignty Is Indivisible, That The Entire Power Of The State Has To Be Vested In A Single Individual Or GroupThis Thesis, Together With The Crisis Of Authority In The French Religious Wars, Led Bodin To A Systematically Absolutist Interpretation Of The French And Other Contemporary Monarchies His Primary Aim Was To Exclude Any Legal Ground Of Forcible Resistance A King Of France, He Hoped, Would Continue To Adhere To Moral And Prudential Limitations, But A Proper King Could Not Be Lawfully ConstrainedThis Is The First Complete Translation Of These Chapters Into English Since It Is Accompanied By A Lucid Introduction, A Chronology, And A Bibliography From The Back Cover

10 thoughts on “On Sovereignty

  1. says:

    Bodin, a highly educated Carmelite, attempted to reveal through the study of history the proper order of the state and its government His conception was influenced by the Renaissance idea of a universal order based on divine law Bodin argues that true sovereignty is absolute, perpetual and indivisible The sovereign is not bound by the laws which govern his citizens However, the precepts of divine and natural law pro

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    Como Jean Bodin antes que l, Hobbes reconoci que el aspecto principal de la majestad de la soberan a y el poder absoluto consiste en otorgarles la ley a los sujetos, en general sin su consentimiento , pero Hobbes maniobr para combinar esta noci n con un esquema contractual de representaci n que legitimara al poder soberano a priori Imperio P g.68La obra de Jean Bodin est a la cabeza del pensamiento europeo que estudi el conce

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    I was very disappointed in the editing of this volume, a slim 150 page paperback for which I shelled out the equivalent of 30 bucks Of course, Bodin s entire Six Books on the Commonwealth is quite a ponderous volume, but abridging it down to just four of its 42 chapters seems a little extreme, especially when they aren t necessarily the four chapters you re most interested in And the introduction in contrast to the general trend of gre

  4. says:

    A seminal text on the topic of sovereignty, this edition brings together some of the most informative aspects of Bodin s much larger original text Considering the signs and sources of sovereignty Bodin takes us through a consideration of where political legitimacy comes from the perspective of a 16th Century French monarchist Excellent provocation for thought.

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here it will be awsome

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