Andreas Fricius Modrevius—A Polish Political Theorist of the Sixteenth Century

  title={Andreas Fricius Modrevius—A Polish Political Theorist of the Sixteenth Century},
  author={Adam Bruno Ulam},
  journal={American Political Science Review},
  pages={485 - 494}
  • A. Ulam
  • Published 1 June 1946
  • History
  • American Political Science Review
It has been said that political thought of the sixteenth century can be classified into two types—an attempt to find a juristic basis for the raison d'état exemplified in the work of Bodin, and the antithetic point of view found in the Vindiciae and concerned with the establishment of abstract right. There is, however, yet another trend of political thought observable at the time—a political theory which combines the two trends of political thought mentioned above, but which goes beyond the… 

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