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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Quotes from Johannes Althusius:
- Johannes Althusius argues that a political leader is bound by his oath of office which, if violated, requires his removal
Titles from Johannes Althusius:
- Author: Politica