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Robert Filmer

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Gender Male
Death370 years ago
Born East Sutton
United Kingdom
DiedEast Sutton
United Kingdom
ChildrenSir Robert Filmer, 1st Baronet
GrandchildrenEdward Filmer
Job Writer
Political scientist
Books Patriarcha
Patriarcha and Other Political Works
An Advertisement to the Jury-men of England Touching Witches
Locke on Civil Government and Filmer's Patriarcha
Patriarcha (Annotated): Scholar's Edition
A Discourse on Usury
Discourses Concerning Government (2d Ed. )
Filmer: 'Patriarcha' and Other Writings
Date of birth January 1,1588
Date of died May 26,1653
Influences Thomas Hobbes
Hugo Grotius
John Milton
ParentsElizabeth Argall
Edward Filmer
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Sir Robert Filmer was an English political theorist who defended the divine right of kings. His best known work, Patriarcha, published posthumously in 1680, was the target of numerous Whig attempts at ...

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