This article presents Jean Bodin’s critic to the juridic approach of the laws and the idea of justice in his time. Firstly, it presents Bodin’s opposition to the glossators of the Roman Law. Secondly, it defends that Bodin considers the method as a tool that could make it possible to achieve an exact knowledge of the principles of the law. Finally, it deals with Bodin’s approach to the knowledge of the law as scientific knowledge. In this sense, the article try to answer the question of what is the importance of the philosophy in this work?
Keywords Jean Bodin, justice, method, science of law.  Jean Bodin – justiça – juristas – método – ciência do direito
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