Who is Samuel von Pufendorf?

Who is Samuel von Pufendorf?

June 26, 2021 Off By Felso

Samuel von Pufendorf. He was a German philosopher who lived between 1632 and 1694.

The term culture, which comes from Latin, was used for the first time in the 17th century by the natural law thinker Samuel von Pufendorf, close to its current meaning. According to him, culture is all human artifacts that are in opposition to nature and that occur within a certain social context.