Title, De la démonomanie des sorciers. Author, Jean Bodin. Edition, revised. Publisher, Georg Olms Verlag, ISBN, , Jean Bodin (–) was a French jurist and political philosopher, member of the Parlement of Paris and professor of law in Toulouse. He is best known for. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.

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Bodih philosophypolitical philosophyeconomy. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Some claims made about his early life remain obscure. Xemonomanie mentioned by Caillet. Bodin wrote in turn books on history, economics, politics, demonology, and natural philosophy; [17] and also left a later notorious work in manuscript on religion see under “Religious tolerance”.

This page was last edited on 26 Septemberat It was attacked by Pedro de Rivadeneira and Juan de Marianafrom the conventional opposing position of a state obligation to root out religious dissent. The following page uses this file: Our calculations are based on published daily exchange rates. His ideas on inflation were familiar by It furthers the Socriers objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Sign In or Create an Account.

Bodin was successively a friar, academic, professional lawyer, and political adviser. Bodin’s view of witchcraft was hardly known in Spain until the 18th century. The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology. Demonomanoe work, published for the first time inis dedicated to the president Christophe de Thou, father of the historian and collector Jacques-Auguste.


The background to discussion in the s was that by an increase in the money supply in Jeaan Europe had brought general benefits. Thus each part of nature becomes the playground of a demon. The “south-eastern” theory depended for its explanation on Bodin’s climate theory and astrology: Bodin studied the balance of liberty and authority.

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The clipping pasted into our copy of Demonomanie des Sorciers. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Bartholomew’s Day massacre gave the inspiration; Bodin attempted to embark on a middle path.

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Influentially, Bodin defended an orderly Gallican monarchy against Huguenotsand any external interference. Henry Oldenburg wanted to copy it, for transmission to John Milton and possibly John Dury[] or for some other connection in Richard Knolles in the introduction to his translation commended the book as written by a man experienced in public affairs. Public domain Public domain false false.

Jean Bodin – Wikipedia

Treatise on the Apparitions of Spirits and on Vampires or Revenants: Bodin became well known for his analysis of sovereignty, which he took to be indivisible, and to involve full legislative powers though with qualifications and caveats.

Later Giambattista Vico was to take Bodin’s cultural history approach noticeably further. Retrieved February 10, — via Internet Archive. In a chapter, he talks about a character still alive, who had a familiar demon, as Socrates, a spirit who made himself known by this character when he was 37, and who since led his steps and actions: Fromensii Valent, on the title, another ex-libris formerly crossed out.


Of sorcery, he says, there is no crime more worthy of burning. Bodin was among the most rabid of the 16 th -century witch hunters. It is a conversation about the nature of truth between seven educated men, each with a distinct religious or philosophical orientation – a natural philosopher, a Calvinist, a Muslim, a Roman Catholic, a Lutheran, a Jew, and a skeptic.

The Year of the Animal in France. Laid-in at the rear pastedown of our edition is a clipping from a newspaper, enumerating the significance of the number seven in the Bible. In some cases, charges were brought to explain illnesses of unknown origin.

Escritte en Italien par H. Varroni, thought to be a legal colleague of Bodin’s.

Views Read Edit View history. While Bodin’s ideas on authority bdoin with the theory of divine right of kingshis main concern was not with the choice of the sovereign. Somerville, Politics and Ideology in England —p.