Johannes Althusius

Johannes Althusius

1557–1638

Nationality: German

Historical Period: The Early Modern Period

Johannes Althusius was a German political and legal philosopher whose ideal commonwealth was a harmonious ordering of natural associations, beginning with the family and moving up through local and regional associations. He is an early theorist of the idea of federalism.

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