Another forgotten philosopher

Danish. Continuing what seems to be my recurring interest in radical Aristotelian philosophers, this review discusses Claus Bryld’s brilliant treatment of Marsilius of Padua, an unjustly overlooked Medieval political thinker who, Bryld argues persuasively, anticipated the ideas of Thomas Hobbes by some three hundred years, laying the philosophical foundations for the modern secular state.

“Manden bag den fredsbevarende stat” (“The man behind the peacekeeping state”), Weekendavisen (March 2021). Link.

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